Glenartney Juniper Wood
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
|5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands|
|Glenartney holds the largest extent of Juniperus communis formations in Tayside at the southern edge of the Scottish Highlands. The juniper occurs widely at moderate altitude within a wide range of habitat mosaics, including acidic heaths, rush-pasture, bracken Pteridium aquilinum and grasslands, and is regenerating well. The NVC type is W19 Juniperus communis – Oxalis acetosella woodland.|
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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