Carex strigosa

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCyperaceaeCarexCarex strigosa

Ecology

A perennial herb of moist, base-rich, sometimes clayey, soils in deciduous or mixed woodlands, often found near streams or seepages. It occurs most frequently in clearings and along tracks, but is sometimes found in considerable shade. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Suboceanic Temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 3

Moisture (Ellenberg): 8

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.8

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.7

Annual Precipitation (mm): 841

Height (cm): 72

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Tussock-forming graminoid, may slowly spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 417

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 102

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: 0.6

Weighted Changed Factor: 32

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

42

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000456898