Crepis paludosa

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeCrepisCrepis paludosa

Ecology

In the uplands, this perennial herb is found on rocky, wooded streamsides, where it often grows on water-splashed rocks, and also in sheltered gullies and flushed banks. At lower altitudes it occurs in fens, damp hay meadows, ditches and on roadside verges. Lowland to 915 m (Easterness).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Boreo-temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 6

Moisture (Ellenberg): 7

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 4

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 2.7

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 13.4

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1334

Height (cm): 80

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1162

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 357

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: -0.27

Weighted Changed Factor: -7

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

16

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004578