Database release:
SDF
NATURA 2000 - STANDARD DATA FORM

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SITE IDENTIFICATION

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1.1 Type

B

1.2 Site code

IT1110029

1.3 Site name

Pian della Mussa (Balme)

1.4 First Compilation date

1995-11

1.5 Update date

2017-01

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Regione Piemonte - Direzione Ambiente, Governo e Tutela del territorio - Settore Biodiversità e Aree Naturali
Address:               
Email:biodiversita@regione.piemonte.it
Date site proposed as SCI:1995-09
Date site confirmed as SCI: No data
Date site designated as SAC:2016-07
National legal reference of SAC designation:DM 27/07/2016 - G.U. 193 del 19-08-2016

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:7.154444
Latitude:45.297222

2.2 Area [ha]

3554.0000

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
ITC1Piemonte

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Alpine (100.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

Annex I Habitat types Site assessment
Code PF NP Cover [ha] Cave [number] Data quality A|B|C|D A|B|C
      RepresentativityRelative SurfaceConservationGlobal
3220  info      3.55  0.00   
3240  info      3.55  0.00   
4060  info      92.4  0.00   
4080  info      17.77  0.00   
6150  info      209.69  0.00   
6170  info      138.61  0.00   
6230  info      227.46  0.00   
6430  info      46.2  0.00   
6520  info      10.66  0.00   
7230  info      3.55  0.00   
7240  info      3.55  0.00   
8110  info      742.79  0.00   
8120  info      184.81  0.00   
8210  info      188.36  0.00   
8220  info      284.32  0.00   
8230  info      401.6  0.00   
8340  info      238.12  0.00   
9420  info      110.17  0.00   
9430  info      14.22  0.00   
  • PF: for the habitat types that can have a non-priority as well as a priority form (6210, 7130, 9430) enter "X" in the column PF to indicate the priority form.
  • NP: in case that a habitat type no longer exists in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Cover: decimal values can be entered
  • Caves: for habitat types 8310, 8330 (caves) enter the number of caves if estimated surface is not available.
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation)

3.2 Species referred to in Article 4 of Directive 2009/147/EC and listed in Annex II of Directive 92/43/EEC and site evaluation for them

Species Population in the site Site assessment
G Code Scientific Name S NP T Size Unit Cat. D.qual. A|B|C|D A|B|C
      MinMax  Pop.Con.Iso.Glo.
BA091Aquila chrysaetos           
BA215Bubo bubo       
BA031Ciconia ciconia    10           
BA080Circaetus gallicus             
BA081Circus aeruginosus             
BA082Circus cyaneus             
BA082Circus cyaneus             
BA236Dryocopus martius       
BA103Falco peregrinus             
BA076Gypaetus barbatus             
BA338Lanius collurio       
BA073Milvus migrans    10  10           
BA072Pernis apivorus             
BA346Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax       
BA409Tetrao tetrix tetrix    10     
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, I = Invertebrates, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Type: p = permanent, r = reproducing, c = concentration, w = wintering (for plant and non-migratory species use permanent)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the Standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting (see reference portal)
  • Abundance categories (Cat.): C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present - to fill if data are deficient (DD) or in addition to population size information
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation); VP = 'Very poor' (use this category only, if not even a rough estimation of the population size can be made, in this case the fields for population size can remain empty, but the field "Abundance categories" has to be filled in)

3.3 Other important species of flora and fauna (optional)

Species

Population in the site

Motivation

Group CODE Scientific Name S NP Size Unit Cat. Species Annex Other categories
     MinMax C|R|V|PIVVABCD
Allium narcissiflorum                   
Androsace carnea                   
Androsace lactea                   
Anguis fragilis                   
1480Aquilegia alpina                   
Campanula alpestris All.                   
Carex atrofusca Schkuhr                   
Carex fimbriata Schkuhr                   
Carex microglochin Wahlenb.                   
Carex rosae                   
Cerastium lineare All.                   
1284Coluber viridiflavus                   
Corallorhiza trifida Chatel.                   
Cortusa matthioli L.                   
Eupolybothrus longicornis                   
Galium pseudohelveticum Ehrend.                   
Gentiana schleicheri (Vaccari) Kunz                   
Kobresia simpliciuscula (Wahlenb.) Mack.                   
Leontopodium alpinum Cass.                   
Orchis cruenta Mueller                   
Paeonia officinalis L. ssp. officinalis                   
1057Parnassius apollo                   
1256Podarcis muralis                   
1213Rana temporaria                     
1369Rupicapra rupicapra                     
Saxifraga biflora All.                   
Saxifraga diapensioides Bellardi                   
1522Saxifraga valdensis                   
Thlaspi sylvium Gaudin                   
Tofieldia pusilla (Michx.) Pers.                   
Trichophorum alpinum (L.) Pers.                   
Vipera aspis                   
Woodsia alpina (Bolton) S.F. Gray                   
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, Fu = Fungi, I = Invertebrates, L = Lichens, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • CODE: for Birds, Annex IV and V species the code as provided in the reference portal should be used in addition to the scientific name
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting, (see reference portal)
  • Cat.: Abundance categories: C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present
  • Motivation categories: IV, V: Annex Species (Habitats Directive), A: National Red List data; B: Endemics; C: International Conventions; D: other reasons

4. SITE DESCRIPTION

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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover
N075.00
N1025.00
N1715.00
N2220.00
N2335.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Presenza del raro curvuleto-elineto a Carex rosae. Specie rare o endemiche. Vegetazione discontinua delle vallette nivali e delle morene glaciali. Popolamenti di paludi torbose con la rara Tofieldia pusilla e Carex atrofusca.

4.2 Quality and importance

Ambiente alto-alpino con nevai, morene, laghi glaciali, curvuleti e altre praterie di altitudine, piccole aree umide.

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

Negative Impacts
RankThreats and pressures [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LA04i
HG01i
MG02i
HJ02b
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]

Rank: H = high, M = medium, L = low
Pollution: N = Nitrogen input, P = Phosphor/Phosphate input, A = Acid input/acidification,
T = toxic inorganic chemicals, O = toxic organic chemicals, X = Mixed pollutions
i = inside, o = outside, b = both

4.5 Documentation

Ariello G., Rosenkrantz D., Tosco U., 1974 - Le stazioni di Paeonia officinalis in Valle d’Ala (Valli della Stura di Lanzo, Piemonte). Boll. Soc. Ital. Farm. Osped., 20: 317-329. Camoletto Pasin R., Rosenkrantz D., Tosco U., 1994 - Distribuzione e variabilità morfologica di Carex fimbriata Schkuhr in Val d’Ala (Valli di Lanzo Torino). Boll. Mus. reg. Sci. nat. Torino, 12: 381-389. Chiariglione A., 1988 - Flora del bacino della Stura di Lanzo: specie protette, rare o interessanti. Riv. Piem. St. Nat., 9: 77-106. Chiariglione A., 1994 - Le valli di Lanzo: guida naturalistica. Cierre, Verona. Dal Vesco G., Rosenkrantz D., 2006 - Una stazione di Carex atrofusca Schkuhr nell’alta valle d’Ala (valli di Lanzo, Alpi Graie). Allionia, 27: 65-70. Marangoni D., 2005 - Note floristiche piemontesi n. 8. Woodsia alpina in Selvaggi A., Soldano A., Pascale M. (eds.). Riv. Piem. St. Nat., 26: 374. Mondino G. P., 1966 - Cenosi a Carex curvula All. in alta val d’Ala (Valli di Lanzo - Alpi Graie). Allionia, 12: 103-117.Mondino G. P., 2007 - Specie vegetali interessanti raccolte in Piemonte a metà del ‘900 Riv. Piem. St. , 28: 53-85. Rosenkrantz D., Tosco U., 1975 - Catalogo floristico del bacino della Stura di Lanzo (Piemonte). Cenni introduttivi. Boll. Soc. Ital. Farm. Osped., 21: 179-194. 652 Rosenkrantz D., Tosco U., 1979 - Saggio per un catalogo floristico del bacino della Stura di Lanzo (Piemonte). Parte prima. Boll. Mus. Civico Storia Nat. Verona, 6: 363-417. Rosenkrantz D., Tosco U., 1980 - Saggio per un catalogo floristico del bacino della Stura di Lanzo (Piemonte). Parte seconda. Boll. Mus. Civico Storia Nat. Verona, 7: 427-493. Rosenkrantz D., Tosco U., 1982 - Saggio per un catalogo floristico del bacino della Stura di Lanzo (Piemonte). Parte terza. Boll. Mus. Civico Storia Nat. Verona, 9: 255-332. Rosenkrantz D., Tosco U., 1987 - Saggio per un catalogo floristico del bacino della Stura di Lanzo (Piemonte). Correzioni ed aggiunte. Boll. Mus. Civico Storia Nat. Verona, 14: 545-579. Rotti G., 1995 - Nuovi areali di Asplenium adulterinum Milde con speciale riferimento alla Valsesia ed alla valle Strona di Campello Monti (II parte). Not. C.A.I. Varallo, 9 (1): 47-63. Selvaggi A., 2005 - Note floristiche piemontesi n. 9. Carex atrofusca in Selvaggi A., Soldano A., Pascale M. (eds.). Riv. Piem. St. Nat., 26: 374. Selvaggi A., Giannetti F., Canavesio A., Riccobene R., Marangoni D., Pânzaru P., Varese P., Garraud L., 2005 - Carta degli Habitat del Sito Natura 2000 “Pian della Mussa (Balme)” (IT1110029), Scala 1:10.000. IPLA, Regione Piemonte, Unione Europea (Progetto Interreg III A Alcotra “Conservazione e gestione della flora e degli habitat nelle Alpi occidentali del sud”). Vivat A., Pascal R., Selvaggi A., 2005 - Note floristiche piemontesi n. 11. Carex maritima in Selvaggi A., Soldano A., Pascale M. (eds.). Riv. Piem. St. Nat., 26: 374.

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
IT0732.00
IT13100.00
IT35100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
IT13Vincolo idrogeologico-100.00
IT35Galassini-100.00
IT07Balme*32.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Vincolo idrogeologico-100.00
Galassini-100.00
Balme*32.00

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

Yes
No, but in preparation
X
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

Misure di conservazione per la tutela della Rete Natura 2000 del Piemonte - approvate con D.G.R. n. 54-7409 del 7/4/2014, e successive modifiche - Misure di conservazione sito-specifiche approvate con D.G.R. n. 19-3112 del 4/4/2016

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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Map delivered as PDF in electronic format (optional)
Yes
No

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