Senecio erucifolius

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeSenecioSenecio erucifolius

Ecology

A perennial herb of grassland and disturbed habitats, including hay meadows and pastures, chalk and limestone downland, field-borders, railway banks, roadsides, waste places, shingle banks and fixed sand dunes; it is usually found on neutral or calcareous soils, especially clays that are wet in winter but baked dry in summer. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Eurosiberian Temperate element; also in E. Asia.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.8

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.8

Annual Precipitation (mm): 783

Height (cm): 120

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Rhizome shortly creeping

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1276

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 30

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: -0.03

Weighted Changed Factor: 3

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

17

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004366