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|
|In common with other bogs around the Solway Firth, Carsegowan Moss has estuarine origins. It represents one of the largest surviving areas of relatively intact raised bog in south-west Scotland. Despite past drainage activity the site supports a typical range of bog communities and species, including cranberry Vaccinium oxycoccos and bog-rosemary Andromeda polifolia.|
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
Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection
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