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
|7230 Alkaline fens|
|This small base-rich basin fen, lying upon igneous rock, is representative of Alkaline fens in north-east Scotland. Typical species include broad-leaved cottongrass Eriophorum latifolium, lesser and greater tussock sedges, Carex diandra and C. paniculata respectively, black bog-rush Schoenus nigricans and grass of Parnassus Parnassia palustris. Bladderwort Utricularia sp. is abundant.|
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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