Barbarea stricta

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCruciferaeBarbareaBarbarea stricta

Ecology

A biennial or perennial herb of moist places by rivers, ditches, canals and marshes, and a rare casual of waste places. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

A Eurosiberian Boreo-temperate species, absent as a native from much of W. Europe.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 7

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 8

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.7

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 705

Height (cm): 100

Perennation - primary

Biennial, including monocarpic perennials

Perennation - secondary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 104

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 1

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: 0.5

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000002882

Atlas text references

Atlas (46a)
Hultén E, Fries M
1986.  Atlas of north European vascular plants north of the Tropic of Cancer. 3 vols.
Jalas & Suominen (1994)
Rich (1987
1991)