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Special Areas of Conservation

Mynydd Epynt

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country Wales
Unitary Authority East Wales
Centroid* SN883400
Latitude 52.04722222
Longitude -3.628333333
SAC EU Code UK0030221
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 40.11
* This is the approximate central point of the SAC. In the case of large, linear or composite sites, this may not represent the location where a feature occurs within the SAC.
Location of Mynydd Epynt SAC

General site character

  • Inland water bodies (Standing water, Running water) (0.5%)
  • Bogs, Marshes, Water fringed vegetation, Fens (6.2%)
  • Heath, Scrub, Maquis and Garrigue, Phygrana (15.7%)
  • Dry grassland, Steppes (49.7%)
  • Humid grassland, Mesophile grassland (22.9%)
  • Broad-leaved deciduous woodland (5%)

Download the Natura 2000 standard data form for this site as submitted to Europe (PDF <100kb)

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

  • Not Applicable

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

  • 1393 Slender green feather-moss Drepanocladus (Hamatocaulis) vernicosus

    Slender green feather-moss Drepanocladus vernicosus occurs in at least five flush complexes within this upland range in south central Wales. The flush habitats are generally situated within expanses of grass moorland.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

  • Not Applicable

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