Boreal bogbean-brown moss carpets

English name: Boreal bogbean-brown moss carpets

Description (English)

Transition mire communities of northern boreal regions of the Palaearctic domaine, in particular of northern Finland, dominated by Menyanthes trifoliata or sedges, with a brown moss ground layer dominated by Drepanocladus fluitans, Drepanocladus exannulatus or Drepanocladus procerus. Sphagnum riparium may be abundant and Calliergon sarmentosum present. The vascular species cortège includes Carex chordorrhiza, Carex limosa, Carex rostrata, Carex rotundata, Eriophorum angustifolium, Eriophorum gracile, Eriophorum russeolum, Andromeda polifolia, Potentilla palustris, Vaccinium oxycoccos.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.394
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 Andromeda polifolia
Mosses & Liverworts Calliergon sarmentosum
Flowering Plants Carex chordorrhiza
Flowering Plants Carex limosa
Flowering Plants Carex rostrata
Flowering Plants Carex rotundata
Mosses & Liverworts Drepanocladus exannulatus
Mosses & Liverworts Drepanocladus fluitans
Mosses & Liverworts Drepanocladus procerus
Flowering Plants Eriophorum angustifolium
Flowering Plants Eriophorum gracile
Flowering Plants Eriophorum russeolum
Flowering Plants Menyanthes trifoliata
Flowering Plants Potentilla palustris
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum riparium
Flowering Plants Vaccinium oxycoccos
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Andromeda polifolia Flowering Plants
Calliergon sarmentosum Mosses & Liverworts
Carex chordorrhiza Flowering Plants
Carex limosa Flowering Plants
Carex rostrata Flowering Plants
Carex rotundata Flowering Plants
Drepanocladus exannulatus Mosses & Liverworts
Drepanocladus fluitans Mosses & Liverworts
Drepanocladus procerus Mosses & Liverworts
Eriophorum angustifolium Flowering Plants
Eriophorum gracile Flowering Plants
Eriophorum russeolum Flowering Plants
Menyanthes trifoliata Flowering Plants
Potentilla palustris Flowering Plants
Sphagnum riparium Mosses & Liverworts
Vaccinium oxycoccos Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.594 Boreal bogbean-brown moss carpets source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.394 Boreal bogbean-brown moss carpets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.394 Boreal bogbean-brown moss carpets same
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