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Understanding the extreme species richness of semi-drygrasslands in east-central Europe: a comparative approach

  title={Understanding the extreme species richness of semi-drygrasslands in east-central Europe: a comparative approach},
  author={Jan Role{\vc}ek and Illja Illi{\vc} {\vC}ornej and Alla Ilarionivna Tokarjuk},
We report new sites of extremely species-rich semi-dry grasslands in the foothills of the Eastern Carpathians in the south-western Ukraine. Using comparison with other sites with extremely species- rich semi-dry grasslands in the peri-Carpathian region and beyond, we show that these grasslands share many important features, including similar species composition, occurrence of species with disjunct distributions, site conditions, landscape context, long history of human influence and traditional… 

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