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HURKY - natural monument

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HURKY - natural monument

    The natural monument was established for the protection of communities of hydrophilic and moorland vegetation on springs of fissure water with a number of rare and protected peatland species. It is located in the cadastral district of Hurky u Zahrádky at an altitude of 538–553 m.


The moorland developed on a point of contact of a striped zone where surface rising of water, heavy waterlogging of the bottom of a furrow and gradual overgrowing with herb vegetation take place. A broad range of predominantly hydromorphic soils, mainly gleys, pseudogleys and, to no small extent, also typical Histosol developed here.
        The area is covered with a mosaic of various types of peat bogs and moors gradually being overgrown by a wetland alder thicket . A fragment of a moor grass meadow has survived in the southern part of the area, and remains of peatland pinewoods have survived in the peripheral parts. Of specially protected plant species, e.g. the dioecious sedge (Carex dioica), marsh lousewort marsh gentian (Gentiana pneumonanthe), round-leaved sundew (Drosera rotundifolia), marsh grass of Parnassus (Parnassia palustris), common butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris), western marsh orchid (Dactylorhiza majalis), bogbean (Menyanthes trifoliate) and mezeron (Daphne mezereum) occur here.
The territory is also interesting from an entomological point of view.

Hurky was declared a national monument as early as in 1955 (update in 1988).


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HURKY - prirodni pamatka

        Prirodni pamatka byla zrizena k ochrane spolecenstev vlhkomilne a slatinne vegetace na pramenech puklinove vody s radou vzacnych a chranenych raselinistnich druhu. Nachazi se v k.u. Hurky u Zahradky v nadmorske vysce 538 -553 m.

        Slatiniste vzniklo na styku pricne zony, kde dochazi k plosnemu vyveru vody, silnemu zamokreni dna ryhy a postupnemu zarustani bylinnou vegetaci. Vyvilulo se zde siroke spektrum prevazne hydromorfnich pud, hlavne gleje, psedogleje a v nemalem meritku take organozem typicka. Uzemi je pokryte mozaikou ruznych typu raselinist a slatinist prerustajici postupne mokradni olsinou. V jizni casti se dochoval fragment bezkolencove louky a v okrajovych partiich zbytky raselinnych boru.
Ze zvlaste chranenych druhu rostlin zde roste napr. ostrice dvoudoma (Carex dioica), vsivec bahenni (Pedicularis palustris), horec horepnik (gentiana pneumonanthe), rosnatka okrouhlolista (drosera rotundifolia), tolije bahenni (Parnasia palustris), tucnice obecna (Pinquicula vulgaris), prstnatec majovy (Dactylorhiza majalis), vachta trojlista (Menyanthes trifoliata), lykovec jedovaty (Daphne mezereum).Uzemi je zajimave i z hlediska entomologickeho.

Prirodni pamatkou byly Hurky vyhlaseny jiz v roce 1955 (novelizace 1988).




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- 2. Co umoznilo rozvoj raselinist?
- 3. Co tvorí horninovy podklad prirodni pamatky Hurky?

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