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Noun1.Scleranthus - small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
knawe, knawel, Scleranthus annuus - widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers
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Remark: The original diagnosis of the name Sclerantho-Corynephoretum Vigo i Bonada 1968 contains both Scleranthus annuus and S.
The following weed species indicate arable soil properties: rendzinas--Anthemis tinctoria, Rubus caesius, Sinapis arvensis; brown soils--Thlaspi arvense, Potentilla arvense, Soncjus sp.; pseudopodzolic soils--Viola arvensis, Scleranthus annuus, Raphanus raphanistrum and drained podzolic gley-soils--Ranunculus repens, Polygonum persicaria, Juncus sp., as they may frequently be found in association with other species.
Fine festuca blue grass and the native green-mounding scleranthus are favourite complements along with the softening textures of fine-leaved ferns.
Agrostemma githago, Cerastium arvense, Cerastium holosteoides, Scleranthus annuus, Silene vulgaris, Stellaria graminea, Stellaria media and Spergula arvensis to the pink family (Caryophyllaceae) as use of phase contrast microscopy would be necessary for identification of the mentioned species.