EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > T - Forest and other wooded land > T3 - Coniferous forest > T3-J - Pinus bog forest > T3-J1 - Boreal Pinus sylvestris bog forests > T3-J13 - Boreal cottonsedge Pinus sylvestris bog forests

Boreal cottonsedge Pinus sylvestris bog forests

Description (English)

Scots pine bog woods of the western boreal region of the Palaearctic, with a 5-7 m high tree layer formed of Pinus sylvestris, sometimes with an important admixture of birch, a field layer dominated by Eriophorum vaginatum, and a sphagnum carpet of, in particular, Sphagnum angustifolium, Sphagnum fuscum, of raised bogs and aapa mire fringes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-J13

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Eriophorum vaginatum
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum angustifolium
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum fuscum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Eriophorum vaginatum Flowering Plants
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Sphagnum angustifolium Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum fuscum Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.D13 Boreal cottonsedge Scots pine bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.D13 Boreal cottonsedge Scots pine bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.D13 Boreal cottonsedge Scots pine bog woods same
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