Coed Cwm Einion

Site details

UK map showing location of Coed Cwm Einion Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Coed Cwm Einion 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

9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines  * Priority feature
Coed Cwm Einion is an example of Tilio-Acerion woodland in the extreme west of the habitatís range. This small but unusual wood extends up a steep gorge, and has a canopy with much ash Fraxinus excelsior and good representation of small-leaved lime Tilia cordata. The ground flora is diverse, and includes an exceptional Atlantic bryophyte and fern flora. Notable species include Tunbridge filmy-fern Hymenophyllum tunbrigense, hay-scented buckler-fern Dryopteris aemula, the nationally scarce liverwort Plagiochila atlantica, and the Red Data Book lichen Parmelia robusta.

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

Not applicable.

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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