Carex davalliana

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCyperaceaeCarexCarex davalliana

Ecology

This species has been recorded in Britain only in a calcareous mire at Lansdown near Bath (N. Somerset). Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Temperate element, with a continental distribution in W. Europe.

Broad Habitats

Fen, marsh and swamp (not wooded)

Light (Ellenberg): 9

Moisture (Ellenberg): 9

Reaction (Ellenberg): 8

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 2

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16.3

Annual Precipitation (mm): 833

Height (cm): 25

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Tussock-forming graminoid, may slowly spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Plantatt Conservation Status

Extinct

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000456841