Vegetation Science Group

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

Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Alliance TED
Nardo strictae-Juncion squarrosi (Oberdorfer 1957) Passarge 1964

This alliance includes low-growing oligotrophic grasslands on wet soils, dominated by Juncus squarrosus and Nardus stricta. They are common in precipitation-rich regions of western and north-western Europe, reaching their eastern distribution limits in Central Europe.

Orig. (Passarge 1964): Nardo-Juncion squarrosi Oberd. 57 (Nardus stricta)

Syn.: Juncenion squarrosi Oberdorfer 1957 (suballiance)

Diagnostic and constant species: see association Juncetum squarrosi

Source: Krahulec F. (2007): TED Nardo strictae-Juncion squarrosi (Oberdorfer 1957) Passarge 1964. 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. 304.