Godrevy Head to St Agnes

Site details

UK map showing location of Godrevy Head to St Agnes Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Godrevy Head to St Agnes SAC/SCI/cSAC
 

Note:

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

4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix  * Priority feature
This site is characterised by maritime 4030 European dry heaths, but along the Chapel Porth valley it supports stands of Dorset heath Erica ciliaris. At this site the species occurs on drier substrates than in Dorset.
4030 European dry heaths
The dry heathland in this site represents typical examples of wind-pruned, ‘waved’ H4 Ulex galliiAgrostis curtisii and H8 Calluna vulgarisUlex gallii heath, with some maritime features. Several noteworthy species occur in the site, including bristle bent Agrostis curtisii, red-flowered kidney vetch Anthyllis vulneraria var. coccinea, Portland spurge Euphorbia portlandica and hairy greenweed Genista pilosa. Scattered areas of 4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix also occur.

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

1654 Early gentian  Gentianella anglica
Species occurrence description not yet available.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

Not applicable.


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