Scrophularia nodosa

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaScrophulariaceaeScrophulariaScrophularia nodosa

Ecology

A perennial herb of open or shaded habitats, preferring fertile soils and found in damp woodland, woodland rides, hedge banks, ditches and riversides, and sometimes in drier sites on waste ground. Generally lowland, but reaching 480 m at Angle Tarn, Patterdale (Westmorland).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Eurosiberian Temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 5

Moisture (Ellenberg): 6

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.7

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1069

Height (cm): 100

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 2327

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 850

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 6

Atlas Change Index: -0.37

Weighted Changed Factor: 1

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

19

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004078