Water-fringing large sedge communities

English name: Water-fringing large sedge communities

Description (English)

Beds of large sedges Carex rostrata, Carex acuta, Carex riparia, Carex elata in the littoral zone of freshwaters. Note that large sedge formations developed on moist soils, not inundated during most of the year, are included in D5.21.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.29
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex acuta
Flowering Plants Carex elata
Flowering Plants Carex riparia
Flowering Plants Carex rostrata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex acuta Flowering Plants
Carex elata Flowering Plants
Carex riparia Flowering Plants
Carex rostrata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

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