Vegetation Science Group

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

Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Alliance RAB
Lycopodo europaei-Cratoneurion commutati Hadač 1983

This alliance includes vegetation developing on calcium-rich springs under forest canopies, often with intensive precipitation of calcium carbonate. Bryophytes strongly predominate over vascular plants.

Orig. (Hadač 1983): Lycopo-Cratoneurion commutati all. (foederatio) nova (Lycopus europaeus)

Diagnostic and constant species: see association Brachythecio rivularis-Cratoneuretum

Source: Hájková P. & Hájek M. (2011): RAB Lycopodo europaei-Cratoneurion commutati Hadač 1983. In: Chytrý M. (ed.), Vegetace České republiky. 3. Vodní a mokřadní vegetace [Vegetation of the Czech Republic 3. Aquatic and wetland vegetation]. Academia, Praha, p. 592.