Draba aizoides

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCruciferaeDrabaDraba aizoides

Ecology

This short-lived, cushion-forming, perennial herb is restricted to limestone rocks, where it grows in crevices in humic calcareous soils. Plants that occur in grassland and in bare soil away from rocks seldom survive. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Mediterranean-montane element.

Broad Habitats

Inland rock (quarries, cliffs, screes)

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 9

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 3

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 5.2

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1191

Height (cm): 10

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Chamaephyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 2

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000002863