Cantabrian deergrass and bog asphodel acidic fens

English name: Cantabrian deergrass and bog asphodel acidic fens

Description (English)

Subalpine formations of the Cordillera Cantabrica, and, very locally, of the Orensano-Sanabrian mountains and the Cordillera Central, dominated by Scirpus cespitosus and Narthecium ossifragum, usually forming an outer fringe to the Caricetum carpetani, on somewhat less wet ground. Among companion species are Carex echinata, Carex fusca, Carex binervis, Drosera rotundifolia, Erica tetralix.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.253

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex binervis
Flowering Plants Carex echinata
Flowering Plants Carex fusca
Flowering Plants Drosera rotundifolia
Flowering Plants Erica tetralix
Flowering Plants Narthecium ossifragum
Flowering Plants Scirpus cespitosus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex binervis Flowering Plants
Carex echinata Flowering Plants
Carex fusca Flowering Plants
Drosera rotundifolia Flowering Plants
Erica tetralix Flowering Plants
Narthecium ossifragum Flowering Plants
Scirpus cespitosus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.453 Cantabrian deergrass and bog asphodel acidic fens source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.253 Cantabrian deergrass and bog asphodel acidic fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.253 Cantabrian deergrass and bog asphodel acidic fens same
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