Vegetation Science Group

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

Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Alliance TFD
Hyperico perforati-Scleranthion perennis Moravec 1967

This alliance includes open, drought-adapted vegetation occurring on outcrops of base-poor siliceous rocks, such as granite, gneiss or slate in colline to submontane altitudinal belt. It is distributed in the Hercynian mountains of Central Europe and in the Carpathians.

Orig. (Moravec 1967): Hyperico (perforato)-Scleranthion perennis foed. nova

Diagnostic species: Agrostis vinealis, Festuca ovina, Hieracium pilosella, Jasione montana, Potentilla argentea, P. tabernaemontani, Rumex acetosella, Scleranthus perennis, Thymus pulegioides; Ceratodon purpureus, Polytrichum piliferum

Constant species: Festuca ovina, Hieracium pilosella, Hypericum perforatum, Jasione montana, Rumex acetosella, Scleranthus perennis, Thymus pulegioides; Ceratodon purpureus, Polytrichum piliferum

Source: Sádlo J. & Chytrý M. (2007): TFD Hyperico perforati-Scleranthion perennis Moravec 1967. In: Chytrý M. (ed.), Vegetace České republiky. 1. Travinná a keříčková vegetace [Vegetation of the Czech Republic. 1. Grassland and Heathland Vegetation]. Academia, Praha, p. 350.