Glenartney Juniper Wood

Site details

UK map showing location of Glenartney Juniper Wood Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Glenartney Juniper Wood 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

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

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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