Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Equisetopsida > Order: Dicranales > Family: Dicranaceae > Genus: Leucobryum > Species: Leucobryum glaucum

Leucobryum glaucum (Hedw.) Ångström

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Atlantic - Favourable
Boreal - Favourable
Continental - Unknown
Macaronesian - Favourable
Mediterranean - Favourable
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive
Natura 2000 sites 16 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1400


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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
BE31003C0 Belgium Vallée de la Lasne Map
BE32006C0 Belgium Bois d'Enghien et de Silly Map
BE32011C0 Belgium Forêt de Bon-Secours Map
BE32012C0 Belgium Bord nord du bassin de la Haine Map
BE32018C0 Belgium Bois de Colfontaine Map
BE32032C0 Belgium Forêts de Rance Map
BE31011C0 Belgium Vallée de la Thyle Map
BE31010C0 Belgium Sources de la Dyle Map
BE32037C0 Belgium Massifs forestiers entre Momignies et Chimay Map
BE31006C0 Belgium Vallée de la Dyle à Ottignies Map
BE32007C0 Belgium Bois de la Houssière Map
BE31002C0 Belgium Vallées de l'Argentine et de la Lasne Map
BE31001C0 Belgium Affluents brabançons de la Senne Map
BE32025C0 Belgium Haut-Pays des Honnelles Map
BE32004C0 Belgium Vallée de la Rhosnes Map
BE32027C0 Belgium Vallée de la Biesmelle Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Dicranum glaucum Hedw.

Other resources

GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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