Chenopodium urbicum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaChenopodiaceaeChenopodiumChenopodium urbicum

Ecology

An annual of disturbed, nutrient-rich cultivated and waste ground, often occurring only as a casual. Lowland.

Status

Archaeophyte

World Distribution

As an archaeophyte C. urbicum has a Eurosiberian Temperate distribution.

Broad Habitats

Arable and horticultural (includes orchards, excludes domestic gardens)

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 7

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16.1

Annual Precipitation (mm): 762

Height (cm): 100

Perennation - primary

Annual

Life Form - primary

Therophyte (annual land plant)

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 239

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 1

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: -4.57

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003100

Atlas text references

Atlas (82c)
Hultén E, Fries M
1986.  Atlas of north European vascular plants north of the Tropic of Cancer. 3 vols.
Jalas & Suominen (1980)