new search »

Association THG02

Avenulo pratensis-Festucetum valesiacae Vicherek et al. in Chytrý et al. 1997

This grassland is the driest type of the alliance Koelerio-Phleion, occurring in areas where low precipitation is combined with predominance of acidic bedrock, mainly at the edge of the Bohemian Massif in south-western and central Moravia. It is dominated by Festuca valesiaca and contains several dry-grassland and sand-grassland species adapted to low pH. Mosses and lichens are common. Soils are shallow, developed on gentle slopes over granite, gneiss or decalcified sand. It is a secondary grassland type, formerly used for grazing and now mostly abandoned. Vegetation change in these very dry habitats proceeds slowly.


This web page uses for the attendance analysis cookies. By using this web you agree with this. More info