MARSTALLER, R. 2013. Distribution and sociology of Schistidium brunnescens. 159th contribution to the bryophyte vegetation of Thuringia. - Herzogia 26: 175–186.
Schistidium brunnescens occurs in Thuringia in the Orla depression near Pößneck and near Saalfeld. It grouws on dolomite and calcareous slate and occurs in the basiphytic cushion bryophyte associations Grimmietum orbicularis, Orthotricho anomali-Grimmietum pulvinatae and Grimmietum tergestinae. Distribution, ecology and sociology (with 3 vegetation tables) of the associations with Schistidium brunnescens are described for Thuringia and other European territories.