Senecio sylvaticus

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeSenecioSenecio sylvaticus

Ecology

An annual of open habitats on heaths, in cleared and burnt woodland, on bushy commons, banks and sea-cliffs, usually growing on sandy, non-calcareous soils. 0-365 m (Rinns of Kells, Kirkcudbrights.).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Temperate element.

© Shannon, P

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 5

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 987

Height (cm): 70

Perennation - primary

Annual

Life Form - primary

Therophyte (annual land plant)

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1853

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 238

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 12

Atlas Change Index: 0.09

Weighted Changed Factor: 12

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

24

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004369