NDFF Monitoring program vascular plants in EU Habitats Directive

Latest version published by Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF) on Mar 28, 2018 Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF)

In this protocol, the following 5 vascular plants species in the Habitats Directive are monitored in square kilometre plots as part of the monitoring and reporting of their conservation status to the EU:

Liparis loeselii, Luronium natans, Apium repens, Spiranthes aestivalis and Marsilea quadrifolia

Dataset available via https://www.ndff.nl/english / serviceteamndff@natuurloket.nl

Positive observations without zeros.



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Metadata; Observation


Who created the resource:

Laurens Sparrius

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Who filled in the metadata:

Dries Oomen

Who else was associated with the resource:

Henk de Vries
node manager
NLBIF (Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility) P.O.Box 9517 2300 RA Leiden NL

Geographic Coverage

The Netherlands

Bounding Coordinates South West [50.736, 3.34], North East [53.645, 7.163]

Taxonomic Coverage

Five vascular plant species

Species  Liparis loeselii (fen orchid),  Luronium natans (floating water-plantain),  Apium repens (creeping marshwort),  Spiranthes aestivalis (summer lady's-tresses),  Marsilea quadrifolia (four leaf clover)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1991-01-01 / 2011-12-31