Ribes nigrum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaGrossulariaceaeRibesRibes nigrum

Ecology

A shrub of damp woods, hedgerows and shaded streamsides, often near habitation. 0-390 m (Ingleborough, Mid-W. Yorks.).

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Eurosiberian Boreo-temperate element; widely naturalised outside its native range.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 5

Moisture (Ellenberg): 9

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 995

Height (cm): 200

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Nanophanerophyte

Woodiness

Woody

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1749

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 213

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 2

Atlas Change Index: 1.76

Weighted Changed Factor: 0

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

26

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003515

Atlas text references

Atlas (141a)
Halliday G
1997.  A Flora of Cumbria.
Hultén E, Fries M
1986.  Atlas of north European vascular plants north of the Tropic of Cancer. 3 vols.
Jalas & Suominen (1999)
Meusel H, Jäger E, Weinert E
1965.  Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 1. 2 vols.
Roach FA
1985.  Cultivated fruits of Britain: their origin and history.