Geranium pusillum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaGeraniaceaeGeraniumGeranium pusillum

Ecology

An annual of cultivated land, open summer-droughted grasslands, roadsides and waste places, thriving in well-drained, sandy soils. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Eurosiberian Temperate element; widely naturalised outside its native range.

Broad Habitats

Boundary and linear features (eg hedges, roadsides, walls)

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 7

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.7

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.6

Annual Precipitation (mm): 784

Height (cm): 40

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: 1237

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 22

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 10

Atlas Change Index: 0.16

Weighted Changed Factor: 45

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

15

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003160