Fennoscandian Paludella spring bogs

English name: Fennoscandian Paludella spring bogs

Description (English)

Transition mire brown moss-forb-sedge communities of boreal regions of the Palaearctic domaine, in particular, of Fennoscandia, characteric of rich fens with moving surface water resulting from flooding or the proximity of springs. Filipendula ulmaria and Paludella squarrosa are typical of these communities. The highly variable vascular species cortège may include Cirsium helenioides, Crepis paludosa, Epilobium spp., Geum rivale, Menyanthes trifoliata, Parnassia palustris, Potentilla palustris, Salix spp., Saussurea alpina, Vaccinium oxycoccos, Equisetum fluviatile, Carex spp., Eriophorum latifolium; the moss layer may include Bryum spp., Calliergon spp., Cinclidium stygium, Cratoneuron spp., Drepanocladus spp., Helodium blandowii, Mnium spp., Philonotis spp., Scorpidium scorpioides, Sphagnum teres, Sphagnum warnstorfii, Tomentypnum nitens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.396
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

Mosses & Liverworts Cinclidium stygium
Flowering Plants Cirsium helenioides
Flowering Plants Crepis paludosa
Ferns Equisetum fluviatile
Flowering Plants Eriophorum latifolium
Flowering Plants Filipendula ulmaria
Flowering Plants Geum rivale
Mosses & Liverworts Helodium blandowii
Flowering Plants Menyanthes trifoliata
Mosses & Liverworts Paludella squarrosa
Flowering Plants Parnassia palustris
Flowering Plants Potentilla palustris
Flowering Plants Saussurea alpina
Mosses & Liverworts Scorpidium scorpioides
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum teres
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum warnstorfii
Mosses & Liverworts Tomentypnum nitens
Flowering Plants Vaccinium oxycoccos
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cinclidium stygium Mosses & Liverworts
Cirsium helenioides Flowering Plants
Crepis paludosa Flowering Plants
Equisetum fluviatile Ferns
Eriophorum latifolium Flowering Plants
Filipendula ulmaria Flowering Plants
Geum rivale Flowering Plants
Helodium blandowii Mosses & Liverworts
Menyanthes trifoliata Flowering Plants
Paludella squarrosa Mosses & Liverworts
Parnassia palustris Flowering Plants
Potentilla palustris Flowering Plants
Saussurea alpina Flowering Plants
Scorpidium scorpioides Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum teres Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum warnstorfii Mosses & Liverworts
Tomentypnum nitens Mosses & Liverworts
Vaccinium oxycoccos Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.596 Fennoscandian Paludella spring bogs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.396 Fennoscandian Paludella spring bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.396 Fennoscandian Paludella spring bogs same
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