This is woodland on wet acidic to neutral soils in a variety of situations such as flushed slopes, wet hollows, valley floors and the edges of wetlands, rivers, streams and lochs. The most common trees in this habitat are willows, downy birch and alder. The ground vegetation is very varied and can include large grasses, sedges, rushes, herbs and mosses. Epiphytic bryophytes and lichens can be abundant and diverse.
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