Table 5: Species selected for the experiments. F: Ellenberg moisture indicator [24]. SM: mass of 1000 seeds (amount introduced to each mesocosm); names follow Tutin et al. 2001.

Mesic habitat speciesFSM (g)Wetland speciesFSM (g)

Achillea millefolium40.17Carex ovalis70.49
Daucus carota40.87Cirsium oleraceum71.90
Galium verum40.54Eupatorium cannabinum70.22
Leucanthemum vulgare40.43Geum rivale71.21
Angelica sylvestris52.46Cirsium palustre81.11
Centaurea jacea52.33Epilobium hirsutum80.11
Heracleum sphondylium57.35Filipendula ulmaria80.60
Leontodon autumnalis50.80Lythrum salicaria80.06
Lolium perenne50.90Myosotis palustris80.28
Plantago lanceolata52.63Phalaris arundinacea81.02
Poa pratensis50.31Senecio aquaticus80.24
Prunella vulgaris50.86Valeriana officinalis80.72
Rumex acetosa50.81Carex acuta90.90
Alopecurus pratensis60.71Lychnis flos-cuculi90.16
Ranunculus acris61.79Lycopus europaeus90.27
Urtica dioica60.16Peucedanum palustre91.35
Veronica longifolia 60.07Typha latifolia100.04

See [24, 25].