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Table 1 Characteristics of vegetation on research plots

From: C:N:P stoichiometry as an indicator of Histosol drainage in lowland and mountain forest ecosystems

Localization Type of Histosol Plant community Dominant undergrowth species
Lowland H. drainic Molinio-Pinetum,
Betuletum pubescentis
Molinia caerulea, Dryopteris dilatata,
Calamagrostis arundinacea, Juncus effusus, Juncus conglomeratus
fibric H. Vaccinio uliginosi-Pinetum Sphagnum sp., Vaccinium uliginosum,
Ledum palustre, Oxycoccus palustris
hemic H. Sphagno squarrosi-Alnetum Sphagnum sp., Thelypteris palustris,
Carex canescens, Peucedanum palustre
sapric H. Ribeso nigri-Alnetum Lucopus europaeus, Carex elongata,
Scirpus sylvaticus, Iris pseudacorus
Mountain H. drainic Abieti-Piceetum, Calamagrostio villosae-Peceetum Vaccinium myrtillus, Dryopteris dilatata,
Dryopteris carthusiana, Luzula sylvatica, Calamagrostis villosa
fibric H. Calamagrostio villosae-Piceetum Sphagnum sp., Vaccinium myrtillus,
Oxycoccus palustris, Galium hercynicum
hemic H. Bazzanio-Piceetum Sphagnum sp., Bazzania trilobata, Juncus effusus, Carex nigra
sapric H. Caltho-Alnetum Caltha palustris, Chaerophyllum hirsutum, Valeriana simplicifolia, Filipendula ulmaria, Chrysosplenium altenifolium
  1. H drainic Histosol drainic, fibric H. fibric Histosol, hemic H. hemic Histosol, sapric H. sapric Histosol