Vegetation Science Group

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

Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Association TFB02
Vulpietum myuri Philippi 1973

Vulpietum myuri

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Open vegetation with the annual grass Vulpia myuros occurs at disturbed sites over sandy or gravelly deposits, e.g. in sand pits, disturbed sites near villages, trampled habitats and places in-between tracks in railway stations. It is scattered in dry lowlands and colline landscapes.

Orig. (Philippi 1973): Vulpietum myuri Oberdorfer 1938 em.

Syn.: Filagini-Vulpietum dertonensis Oberdorfer 1938 p. p., Filagini-Vulpietum myuri Oberdorfer 1938 (fantom)

Diagnostic species: Artemisia absinthium, Bromus tectorum, Filago minima, Potentilla argentea, Spergularia rubra, Taraxacum sect. Erythrosperma, Vulpia myuros

Constant species: Bromus tectorum, Plantago lanceolata, Potentilla argentea, Rumex acetosella, Vulpia myuros; Ceratodon purpureus

Dominant species: Vulpia myuros

Formal definition: Vulpia myuros cover > 5 % NOT Group Plantago arenaria

Source: Sádlo J. (2007): TFB02 Vulpietum myuri Philippi 1973. In: Chytrý M. (ed.), Vegetace České republiky. 1. Travinná a keříčková vegetace [Vegetation of the Czech Republic. 1. Grassland and Heathland Vegetation]. Academia, Praha, pp. 341-343.