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
|7130 Blanket bogs (* if active bog) * Priority feature|
|This upland site is one of four sites representing Blanket bogs in south-west Scotland. It is dominated by extensive wet flats of Sphagnum and is floristically very distinctive. It is dominated by the rare pool-edge bog-moss Sphagnum pulchrum in a virtually mono-specific sward. Plants common within the moss lawn include great sundew Drosera anglica, bog-rosemary Andromeda polifolia and cranberry Vaccinium oxycoccos.|
Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site
|7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion|
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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