Vegetation Science Group

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

Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Association XBA02
Lathyro tuberosi-Adonidetum aestivalis Kropáč et Hadač in Kropáč et al. 1971

Lathyro tuberosi-Adonidetum aestivalis

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This association occurs in cereal or oil-seed rape fields or on fallows in warm areas. Its relationships to temperature and soil base content are intermediate between the associations Caucalido platycarpi-Conringietum orientalis and Euphorbio exiguae-Melandrietum noctiflori. Soils are usually chernozems or brown soils developed on loess. Several endangered weed species occur in this vegetation type. Its phenological optimum is from late spring to early summer.

Orig. (Kropáč et al. 1971): Lathyro tuberosi-Adonidetum aestivalis Kropáč et Hč. ass. n.

Syn.: Camelino microcarpae-Anthemidetum austriacae Holzner 1973, Consolido-Anthemidetum austriacae Kropáč et Mochnacký 1990 p. p.

Diagnostic species: Adonis aestivalis, Anthemis austriaca, Avena fatua, Camelina microcarpa, Caucalis platycarpos, Consolida regalis, Convolvulus arvensis, Descurainia sophia, Euphorbia exigua. Fumaria officinalis. Lathyrus tuberosus. Lithospermum arvense. Papaver rhoeas. Silene noctiflora. Sinapis arvensis. Veronica polita. Viola arvensis

Constant species: Adonis aestivalis, Anagallis arvensis. Anthemis austriaca. Avena fatua. Camelina microcarpa. Capsella bursa-pastoris. Chenopodium album agg., Cirsium arvense, Consolida regalis, Convolvulus arvensis. Descurainia sophia. Elytrigia repens. Fallopia convolvulus. Galium aparine. Papaver rhoeas. Polygonum aviculare agg. (predominantly P. aviculare s. str.), Silene noctiflora. Sinapis arvensis. Stellaria media agg. (predominantly S. media s. str.), Thlaspi arvense. Veronica polita, Viola arvensis

Dominant species: Anthemis austriaca, Consolida regalis. Sinapis arvensis

Formal definition: Group Adonis aestivalis NOT Group Caucalis platycarpos NOT Veronica hederifolia agg. cover > 15 %

Source: Lososová Z. (2009): XBA02 Lathyro tuberosi-Adonidetum aestivalis Kropáč et Hadač in Kropáč et al. 1971. In: Chytrý M. (ed.), Vegetace České republiky. 2. Ruderální, plevelová, skalní a su»ová vegetace [Vegetation of the Czech Republic 2. Ruderal, weed, rock and scree vegetation]. Academia, Praha, pp. 85-88.