Vegetation Science Group

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Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Association MBB01
Chenopodietum rubri Tímár 1950

Chenopodietum rubri

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This association includes species-poor stands of summer annuals dominated by Chenopodium glaucum and C. rubrum. It occurs on wet soils around barns, dung hills, depressions along puddles in villages, in places with agricultural waste water input, and on the exposed bottoms of nutrient-rich fishponds. In the past this kind of vegetation also occurred in saline pastures. This moderately thermophilous community occurs across lowland and colline areas of the Czech Republic.

Orig. (Tímár 1950b): assz. Chenopodietum rubri Tímár

Syn.: Chenopodietum rubri Tímár 1947 (§ 2b, nomen nudum), Chenopodietum rubri Ubrizsy 1949 (§ 2b, nomen nudum), Chenopodietum glauco-rubri Lohmeyer ex Oberdorfer 1957, Chenopodio rubri-Atriplicetum patulae Gutte 1966 p. p., Puccinellio-Chenopodietum glauci Krippelová 1971, Hordeo murini-Puccinellietum distantis Hadač et Rambousková 1983

Diagnostic species: Chenopodium glaucum, C. rubrum

Constant species: Chenopodium album agg., C. glaucum, C. rubrum. Poa annua

Dominant species: Chenopodium glaucum, C. rubrum

Formal definition: (Chenopodium glaucum cover > 25 % OR Chenopodium rubrum cover > 25 %) NOT Atriplex prostrata subsp. latifolia cover > 25 % NOT Chenopodium ficifolium cover > 25 % NOT Chenopodium urbicum cover > 25 % NOT Persicaria lapathifolia cover > 25 % NOT Rumex maritimus cover > 50 %

Source: Lososová Z. & Šumberová K. (2011): MBB01 Chenopodietum rubri Tímár 1950. In: Chytrý M. (ed.), Vegetace České republiky. 3. Vodní a mokřadní vegetace [Vegetation of the Czech Republic 3. Aquatic and wetland vegetation]. Academia, Praha, pp. 372-376.