Crepis praemorsa

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeCrepisCrepis praemorsa

Ecology

A perennial herb, confined to low banks of limestone drift at the edges of a hay meadow and grazed pasture, at an altitude of 240 m (Westmorland).

Status

Native

World Distribution

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

Broad Habitats

Calcareous grassland (includes lowland and montane types)

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 3

Reaction (Ellenberg): 9

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 3

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 1.7

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 13.3

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1333

Height (cm): 60

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative 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

Endangered

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000457690