Agrimonia eupatoria

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaRosaceaeAgrimoniaAgrimonia eupatoria

Ecology

A perennial herb of basic and neutral soils, occurring in hedge banks, on woodland margins and rides, in field-borders and open grassland, on roadsides and railway banks, and sometimes in waste places. It reproduces and spreads by seed. 0-365 m (N.W. Yorks.).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Eurosiberian Southern-temperate element; widely naturalised outside its native range.

© S. Hammonds

Broad Habitats

Neutral grassland (includes coarse Arrhenatherum grassland)

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 4

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.8

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.1

Annual Precipitation (mm): 953

Height (cm): 60

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1859

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 532

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 9

Atlas Change Index: -0.89

Weighted Changed Factor: -17

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

11

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003366