Nevadan Borreguile fens

English name: Nevadan Borreguile fens

Description (English)

Formations occupying permanently waterlogged peaty soils of glacial depressions and edges of their small lakes, and also waterholes in Nardus grasslands, at the oro-Mediterranean level of the Sierra Nevada, dominated by Carex intricata, with Carex echinata, Eleocharis uniglumis, Viola palustris, Cerastium cerastoides, Veronica repens and Sierra Nevadan endemics Ranunculus alismoides, Festuca frigida, Pinguicula nevadensis, Leontodon microcephalus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.241

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex echinata
Flowering Plants Carex intricata
Flowering Plants Cerastium cerastoides
Flowering Plants Eleocharis uniglumis
Flowering Plants Festuca frigida
Flowering Plants Leontodon microcephalus
Flowering Plants Pinguicula nevadensis
Flowering Plants Ranunculus alismoides
Flowering Plants Veronica repens
Flowering Plants Viola palustris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex echinata Flowering Plants
Carex intricata Flowering Plants
Cerastium cerastoides Flowering Plants
Eleocharis uniglumis Flowering Plants
Festuca frigida Flowering Plants
Leontodon microcephalus Flowering Plants
Pinguicula nevadensis Flowering Plants
Ranunculus alismoides Flowering Plants
Veronica repens Flowering Plants
Viola palustris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.441 Nevadan Borreguile fens source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.241 Nevadan Borreguile fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.241 Nevadan Borreguile fens same
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