Ranunculus bulbosus

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaRanunculaceaeRanunculusRanunculus bulbosus

Ecology

A perennial herb with a corm-like stem-base, found on well-drained, neutral or calcareous soils in meadows, pastures and dunes. It is absent from highly productive, fertile grassland and from strongly acidic soils. Generally lowland, but reaching 580 m on Dartmoor (S. Devon) and at Hartside (Westmorland).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Southern-temperate element; widely naturalised outside its native range.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 4

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.8

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1004

Height (cm): 40

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 2259

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 616

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 14

Atlas Change Index: -0.48

Weighted Changed Factor: 19

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

20

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000002710