Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SE0820185)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1995
  • Country: Sweden
  • Administrative region: Not available
  • Surface area: 1985 km2 (198465.60 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 5 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 (5)
Species group Number
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 2
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 1985.94
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 99.3
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 1985.94
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 85395.3
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 11915.6
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 29789.1
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1985.94
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 59.58
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1985.94
6450 Northern boreal alluvial meadows 0.99
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 99.3
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 19.86
7230 Alkaline fens 99.3
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 1985.94
7310 Aapa mires 1985.94
7320 Palsa mires 19.86
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 7943.75
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 1985.94
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1985.94
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 5957.81
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 99.3
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.006
8340 Permanent glaciers 13901.6
9010 Western Taïga 1985.94
9040 Nordic subalpine/subarctic forests with Betula pubescens ssp czerepanovii 17873.4

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 2010

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