Vegetation Science Group

Department of Botany and Zoology | Faculty of Science | Masaryk University

Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Alliance SCA
Stipion calamagrostis Br.-Bl. et al. 1952

This alliance includes vegetation of mobile screes on limestone or other base-rich substrata such as calcareous shale or volcanic rocks. Its range includes the Alps, the Carpathians and the submediterranean zone of Europe. In the Czech Republic this vegetation type occurs rarely in the warm and dry to moderately dry areas.

Orig. (Braun-Blanquet et al. 1952): Stipion calamagrostidis Jenny-Lips 1930

Syn.: Stipion calamagrostis Jenny-Lips 1930 (fantom)

Diagnostic species: Cardaminopsis arenosa. Echium vulgare, Galeopsis angustifolia, Gymnocarpium robertianum, Inula conyzae. Microrrhinum minus. Sedum album. Teucrium botrys. Tortella inclinata

Constant species: Galeopsis angustifolia

Source: Sádlo J. (2009): SCA Stipion calamagrostis Br.-Bl. et al. 1952. In: Chytrý M. (ed.), Vegetace České republiky. 2. Ruderální, plevelová, skalní a su»ová vegetace [Vegetation of the Czech Republic 2. Ruderal, weed, rock and scree vegetation]. Academia, Praha, p. 452.