Mires in the British National Vegetation Classification system

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This article gives an overview of the mire communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.


The mire communities of the NVC were described in Volume 2 of British Plant Communities, first published in 1991, along with the heath communities.

In total, 38 mire communities have been identified.

The mire communities consist of a number of separate subgroups.

List of mire communities[edit]

The following is a list of the communities that make up this category:


National Vegetation Classification field guide to mires and heaths by Joint Nature Conservation Committee http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/mires_heaths.pdf