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2009
Identifying land
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Plant indicators of land rich in nutrients (nitrogen put: Atriplex patula, Capsella bursa-pastoris, Chenopodium album, Galinsoga parviflora, fumaric officinalis, Mercurialis annua, Solana nigrum, Thlaspi arvense, Urtica dioica, Urtica urens.

Poor indicator of land plants in nitrogen: Cerastium scoparius, Cytisus scaparius, Erophyla Verne, Sedum acre, Stachys recta.

Plant indicators of land rich in limestone: Digitalis purpurea, Heracleum laciniatum.

Plant indicators of land rich in magnesium: Digitalis Purpurea, Helleborus, Teucrium.

Indicator of land plants, heavy and compact: Equisetum arvense, Mentha arvensis, Ranunculus repens, Taraxacum officinale.

Wetlands indicator plants: Mentha arvensis, Ranunculus repens, Stachys palustris, Symphytum officinale.

Plant indicator light and sandy land: Ornithopus perpusillus, Papaver argemone, Stellar Media, Trifoliumarvense, Verbascum Thapsus.

Indicator of arid land plants: Anthemis tinctoria, Berteroa incana.

Indicator of land plants clay: Alopecurus pratensis, Centaurea scabiosa, Colchicum autumnale, Daucus carota, Matricaria Chamomilla, Mercurialis annua, Taraxacum officinale, Tussilago farfara, Veronica persica.

Plant indicators of land with high salinity: Cochlearia officinalis, Eryngium maritimum, Juncus Gerard.

Plant indicator acidic land: Galeopsis sagetum, Ilex aquifolium, Raphanus taphanistrum, Stachys arvensis, Veronica officinalis, Viola tricolor.

Poor indicator of land plants in limestone: Anthemis arvensis, Oxalis fontana, Pteridium aquilinum, Rumex acetosella, Sinapsis arvense, Spergula arvensis, Veronica triphyllos, Viola tricolor.

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