Lathraea clandestina

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaOrobanchaceaeLathraeaLathraea clandestina

Ecology

A root parasite mainly found on species of Alnus, Salix and Populus. It usually occurs in damp, shaded places in open woodland, coppices and along hedgerows, and especially near stream and river margins where dispersal may be effected by flood water. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

A Suboceanic Temperate species, native to Belgium, France, Spain and Italy.

© K.J. Walker, BSBI

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004170