Acidocline bottle sedge quaking mires

English name: Acidocline bottle sedge quaking mires

Description (English)

Transition mire communities of boreal and western nemoral regions of the Palaearctic domaine constituted by mats of acidophilous sphagna with a usually low, open growth of Carex rostrata, accompanied by Carex nigra, Carex canescens, Carex limosa, Vaccinium oxycoccos; the main sphagna are Sphagnum recurvum, Sphagnum angustifolium, Sphagnum auriculatum, Sphagnum flexuosum, Sphagnum riparium, Sphagnum obtusum, Sphagnum dusenii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.331
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D2.3)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex canescens
Flowering Plants Carex limosa
Flowering Plants Carex nigra
Flowering Plants Carex rostrata
Flowering Plants Vaccinium oxycoccos
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum angustifolium
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum auriculatum
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum flexuosum
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum obtusum
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum recurvum
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum riparium
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex canescens Flowering Plants
Carex limosa Flowering Plants
Carex nigra Flowering Plants
Carex rostrata Flowering Plants
Vaccinium oxycoccos Flowering Plants
Sphagnum angustifolium Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum auriculatum Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum flexuosum Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum obtusum Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum recurvum Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum riparium Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.531 Acidocline bottle sedge quaking mires source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.331 Acidocline bottle sedge quaking mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.331 Acidocline bottle sedge quaking mires same
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