Coedydd Llawr-y-glyn

Site details

UK map showing location of Coedydd Llawr-y-glyn Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Coedydd Llawr-y-glyn 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

91A0 Old sessile oak woods with Ilex and Blechnum in the British Isles
Coedydd Llawr-y-glyn is one of several sites representing old sessile oak woodland in the core of its Welsh range. It comprises a group of woodland blocks set around a series of connected valleys. The woods are primarily of sessile oak Quercus petraea with a typical acidic ground flora of bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus, wavy hair-grass Deschampsia flexuosa and abundant bryophytes. However, there is much local variation in woodland structure and floristics. Notable species include oak fern Gymnocarpium dryopteris, beech fern Phegopteris connectilis and the lichen Thelotrema lepodinum. The site also has an outstanding bird assemblage.

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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