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Pärlälvens fjällurskog

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SE0820156)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1995
  • Country: Sweden
  • Administrative region: Not available
  • Surface area: 1157 km2 (115725.80 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Boreal biogeographical regions
  • It protects 4 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 22 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
Ferns 1
Flowering Plants 1
Mammals 1
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 5825.6
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 155.7
3210 Fennoscandian natural rivers 227.7
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 15.9
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 162.4
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 17128.1
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 215.7
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 179.1
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 100.4
6450 Northern boreal alluvial meadows 84.2
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 4604.8
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 17.9
7310 Aapa mires 5073.8
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 646.8
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 310.4
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 53.4
9010 Western Taïga 50559.4
9040 Nordic subalpine/subarctic forests with Betula pubescens ssp czerepanovii 27156.8
9050 Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies 428.9
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 36.8
91D0 Bog woodland 609
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 120.6

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 2003
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2009
Date of Standard data form update May 2018

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