Blawhorn Moss

Site details

UK map showing location of Blawhorn Moss Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Blawhorn Moss 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

7110 Active raised bogs  * Priority feature
Blawhorn Moss is one of the larger, least-disturbed Active raised bogs in the central belt of Scotland. The vegetation exhibits well-developed hummock and hollow topography and supports many of the species representative of bog, such as Sphagnum papillosum, S. magellanicum and cranberry Vaccinium oxycoccos. It is of further interest in that on one side it grades into 7130 Blanket bogs.

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

7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration

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

Not applicable.

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

Not applicable.


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