Verkeåns dalgång

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SE0420075)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1995
  • Country: Sweden
  • Administrative region: Not available
  • Surface area: 28 km2 (2750.20 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental and Marine Baltic biogeographical regions
  • It protects 4 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (4)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 11.7
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 32.9
2170 Dunes with Salix repens ssp argentea (Salicion arenariae) 1.6
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 7.7
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 1.7
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 14.3
4030 European dry heaths 218.2
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 4.3
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 23
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 99.6
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 0.47
6270 Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands 125.9
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 4.3
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 3.8
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 0.62
7230 Alkaline fens 0.35
9070 Fennoscandian wooded pastures 18.5
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 16.4
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 136.3
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 86.6
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 25.6
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 1.4
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 5.7
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 103.2
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 16.8

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
December 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) March 2011
Date of Standard data form update August 2012

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Other resources

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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