Llangorse Lake/ Llyn Syfaddan
When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.
Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site
|3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition-type vegetation|
|Llangorse Lake is the largest lake in south Wales and is an example of a northern or western natural eutrophic lake of glacial origin, in this case lying on Old Red Sandstone. The flora is dominated by pondweed – yellow water-lily Potamogetonaceae – Nupharetum associations, and the shoreline flora is a good example of the club-rush – common reed Scirpo – Phragmitetum association. Llangorse Lake has a different flora from that of Loch Watten, the other lake of this type selected, being richer in more southern elements such as shining pondweed Potamogeton lucens.|
Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site
Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site
Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection
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