Boreal purple moorgrass-deergrass fens

English name: Boreal purple moorgrass-deergrass fens

Description (English)

Fen lawn communities of the western Palaearctic dominated by Molinia caerulea, Scirpus cespitosus ssp. cespitosus (Trichophorum cespitosum), with a continuous sphagnum-dominated ground layer.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.292

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Molinia caerulea
Flowering Plants Trichophorum cespitosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Molinia caerulea Flowering Plants
Trichophorum cespitosum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.492 Boreal purple moorgrass-deergrass fens source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.292 Boreal purple moorgrass-deergrass fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.292 Boreal purple moorgrass-deergrass fens same
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