Clinopodium ascendens

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaLamiaceaeClinopodiumClinopodium ascendens

Ecology

A rhizomatous perennial of hedge banks, road verges, rough scrubby grassland and rocky outcrops, usually on dry calcareous soils. It may occur as a relic of cultivation. Generally lowland, but reaching 380 m at Conistone (Mid-W. Yorks.).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Temperate element.

© P. Shannon

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4.2

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 854

Height (cm): 60

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Rhizome shortly creeping

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 657

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 64

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 2

Atlas Change Index: 0.04

Weighted Changed Factor: -18

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

53

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000457382

Atlas text references

Atlas (243d)