Coriandrum sativum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaApiaceaeCoriandrumCoriandrum sativum

Ecology

An annual, usually occurring as a casual on rubbish tips or disturbed ground, mostly from bird-seed and culinary sources; also established in a few places, such as on roadsides in N.W. Essex. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Apparently native of N. Africa and W. Asia; widely naturalised in S. Europe and elsewhere.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.9

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16

Annual Precipitation (mm): 763

Height (cm): 50

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: 201

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 2

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 3

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003651