Scrophularia scorodonia

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaScrophulariaceaeScrophulariaScrophularia scorodonia

Ecology

A long-lived perennial herb of hedge banks, scrubby field-borders, rough ground on cliff-tops, waste places, disused quarries and old walls. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Oceanic Southern-temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 5.8

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1033

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: 68

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 10

Atlas Change Index: 0.75

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004081