Lysimachia nemorum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPrimulaceaeLysimachiaLysimachia nemorum

Ecology

An evergreen perennial of herb-rich, usually deciduous, woodland; also in old hedges, glades, damp grassland, fens and marshes, and shaded gullies and cliffs in upland areas. It is typical of mesic brown earth soils kept relatively open by slope, shade, vernal herbs and disturbance, and avoids places where litter accumulates. 0-820 m (Breadalbanes, Mid Perth).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Suboceanic Temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Broadleaved, mixed and yew woodland

Light (Ellenberg): 5

Moisture (Ellenberg): 7

Reaction (Ellenberg): 4

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.4

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1150

Height (cm): 20

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Chamaephyte

Life Form - secondary

Hemicryptophyte

Comment on Life Form

classified as Veronica chamaedrys

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Extensively creeping and rooting at nodes

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 2217

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 740

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 3

Atlas Change Index: -0.46

Weighted Changed Factor: -10

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

14

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003934