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Sedum album

Habitus and growth type

  • Height [m]: 0.05–0.2 ?
  • Growth form: clonal herb ?
  • Life form: chamaephyte ?
  • Life strategy: S - stress-tolerator ?
  • Life strategy (Pierce method based on leaf traits): S ?
  • Life strategy (Pierce method, C-score): 0 % ?
  • Life strategy (Pierce method, S-score): 91.9 % ?
  • Life strategy (Pierce method, R-score): 8.1 % ?
  • Shoot metamorphosis: runner, shoot succulence ?

Leaf

  • Leaf presence and metamorphosis: leaves present ?
  • Leaf arrangement (phyllotaxis): alternate ?
  • Leaf type: simple ?
  • Simple leaf type: entire ?
  • Stipules: absent ?
  • Petiole: absent ?
  • Leaf persistence: persistent green ?
  • Leaf anatomy: succulent ?

Flower

  • Flowering period [month]: June ?
  • Flowering phase: 8 Clematis vitalba-Galium sylvaticum (mid-summer) ?
  • Flower colour: white ?
  • Flower symmetry: actinomorphic ?
  • Perianth: calyx and corolla ?
  • Fusion of the perianth: free ?
  • Calyx fusion: fused at the base ?
  • Inflorescence type: corymbothyrsus ?
  • Dicliny: synoecious ?
  • Generative reproduction mode: facultative allogamy ?
  • Pollen vector: insects, selfing ?

Fruit, seed and dispersal

  • Fruit type: dry fruit - cluster of follicles ?
  • Fruit colour: brown ?
  • Reproduction type: by seed/spores and vegetatively ?
  • Dispersal unit (diaspore): seed, shoot fragment ?
  • Myrmecochory: 1 - myrmecochorous: elaiosome (an obvious fleshy appendage of seed or fruit) present ?
  • Dispersal strategy: Allium ?

Belowground organs and clonality

  • Shoot life span (cyclicity): dicyclic or polycyclic shoots prevailing ?
  • Branching type of stem-derived organs of clonal growth: sympodial ?
  • Primary root presence: absent ?
  • Persistence of the clonal growth organ [year]: 4 ?
  • Number of clonal offspring: 6 ?
  • Lateral spreading distance by clonal growth [m]: 0.07 ?
  • Clonal index: 5 ?
  • Presence of freely dispersible organs of clonal growth: absent ?
  • Type of clonal growth organ: stolon ?
  •   Bud bank ?
  • Number of buds per shoot at the soil surface (root buds excluded): 15
  • Number of buds per shoot at a depth of 0–10 cm (root buds excluded): 3
  • Number of buds per shoot at a depth greater than 10 cm (root buds excluded): 0
  • Size of the belowground bud bank (root buds excluded): 18
  • Depth of the belowground bud bank (root buds exluded) [cm]: 2
  • Number of buds per shoot at the soil surface (root buds included): 15
  • Number of buds per shoot at a depth of 0–10 cm (root buds included): 3
  • Number of buds per shoot at a depth greater than 10 cm (root buds included): 0
  • Size of the belowground bud bank (root buds included): 18
  • Depth of the belowground bud bank (root buds included) [cm]: 2

Trophic mode

  • Parasitism and mycoheterotrophy: autotrophic ?
  • Carnivory: no ?
  • Symbiotic nitrogen fixing: no nitrogen-fixing symbionts ?

Karyology

  • Chromosome number (2n): 64 (68) ?
  • Ploidy level (x): 8 ?
  • 2C genome size (Mbp): 970.4 ?
  • 1Cx monoploid genome size (Mbp): 121.3 ?
  • Genomic GC content: 41.7 % ?

Taxon origin

  • Origin in the Czech Republic: native ?

Ecological indicator values

  • Hemeroby: oligohemerobic, mesohemerobic ?
  • Urbanity: moderately urbanophobic ?
  •   Ellenberg-type indicator values
  • Light indicator value: 8 - light plant, only exceptionally occurring at less than 40% of diffuse radiation incident in an open area ?
  • Temperature indicator value: 6 ?
  • Moisture indicator value: 2 - between 1 and 3 ?
  • Reaction indicator value: 8x - between 7 and 9, occurring mostly in calcium-rich conditions (generalist) ?
  • Nutrient indicator value: 3 - occurring at nutrient-poor sites more frequently than at average sites and exceptionally at rich sites ?
  • Salinity indicator value: 0 - not salt tolerant, glycophyte ?
  •   Indicator values for disturbance ?
  • Whole-community disturbance frequency indicator value: -0.73
  • Herb layer disturbance frequency indicator value: -0.67
  • Whole-community disturbance severity indicator value: 0.23
  • Herb layer disturbance severity indicator value: 0.27
  • Whole-community structure based disturbance indicator value: 0.6
  • Herb layer structure-based disturbance indicator value: 0.57

Habitat and sociology

  •   Occurrence in habitats ?
  •   1 Vegetation of cliffs, screes and walls
  • 1A Calcareous cliffs: 2 - optimum
  • 1B Siliceous cliffs and block fields: 2 - optimum
  • 1C Walls: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 1D Mobile calcareous screes: 2 - optimum
  •   8 Dry grasslands
  • 8A Hercynian dry grasslands on rock outcrops: 2 - optimum
  • 8B Submediterranean dry grasslands on rock outcrops: 2 - optimum
  • 8C Narow-leaved sub-continental steppes: 2 - optimum
  • 8D Broad-leaved dry grasslands: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 8E Acidophilous dry grasslands: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 8F Thermophilous forest fringe vegetation: 1 - rare occurrence
  •   9 Sand grasslands and rock-outcrop vegetation
  • 9E Acidophilous vegetation of spring therophytes and succulents: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 9F Basiphilous vegetation of spring therophytes and succulents: 3 - dominant
  •   11 Heathlands and scrub
  • 11L Tall mesic and xeric shrub: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 11N Low xeric scrub: 2 - optimum
  •   12 Forests
  • 12D Ravine forests: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 12H Peri-Alpidic basiphilous thermophilous oak forests: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 12J Acidophilous thermophilous oak forests: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 12L Boreo-continental pine forests: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 12O Peri-Alpidic pine forests: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 12T Robinia pseudacacia plantations: 1 - rare occurrence
  • 12W Pinus and Larix plantations: 1 - rare occurrence
  •   13 Anthropogenic vegetation
  • 13D Perennial thermophilous ruderal vegetation: 1 - rare occurrence
  •   Affinity to the forest environment ?
  • Affinity to the forest environment in Thermophyticum: 2.2 - taxon occurring partly in the forest, but mainly in open vegetation
  • Affinity to the forest environment in Mesophyticum and Oreophyticum: 2.2 - taxon occurring partly in the forest, but mainly in open vegetation
  •   Diagnostic taxa ?
  •   Constant taxa ?
  •   Dominant taxa ?
  •   Ecological specialization indices ?
  • Ecological specialization index for all vegetation types: 4.3
  • Ecological specialization index for non-forest vegetation: 4.3
  • Ecological specialization index for forest vegetation: 4.7

Distribution and frequency

  • Floristic zone: northern temperate, southern temperate, submeridional, meridional ?
  • Floristic region: Europe ?
  • Distribution range extension along the continentality gradient: 5 ?
  • Altitudinal belt in the Czech Republic: colline belt, submontane belt ?
  • Occurrence frequency in the basic grid mapping cells and in quadrants of the basic grid mapping cells: 287, 473 ?
  •   Commonness in vegetation plots from the Czech Republic ?
  • Occurrence frequency in vegetation plots: 1 %
  • Occurrence frequency in vegetation plots with a cover above 5%: 28.4 %
  • Occurrence frequency in vegetation plots with a cover above 25%: 8.6 %
  • Occurrence frequency in vegetation plots with a cover above 50%: 0.7 %
  • Mean percentage cover in vegetation plots: 7.7 %
  • Maximum percentage cover in vegetation plots: 88 %
  •   Number of habitats with taxon occurrence in the Czech Republic ?
  • Number of narrow habitats in which the taxon occurs: 22
  • Number of narrow habitats in which the taxon has its optimum: 8
  • Number of broad habitats in which the taxon occurs: 6
  • Number of broad habitats in which the taxon has its optimum: 4

Threats and protection

  • Legal protection: not protected by law ?

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