Angelica sylvestris

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaUmbelliferaeAngelicaAngelica sylvestris

Ecology

A perennial herb, occurring on base-enriched soils in a wide variety of habitats, including damp woods and carr, damp neutral grassland, marshes, mires, swamps and tall-herb fens, sea-cliffs, ungrazed montane grassland and mountain ledges. Reproduction is by seed. 0-855 m (Helvellyn, Cumberland).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Eurosiberian Boreo-temperate element.

© P. Shannon

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 8

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.5

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.4

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1109

Height (cm): 200

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 2726

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 968

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 5

Atlas Change Index: 0.12

Weighted Changed Factor: -29

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

18

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003703