Drosera anglica

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaDroseraceaeDroseraDrosera anglica

Ecology

An insectivorous, rosette-forming perennial herb growing in the wetter parts of raised and blanket bogs (often in standing water), in flushed valley bogs, on stony lake shores and, more rarely, in calcareous mires. Generally lowland, but with an exceptional record of 915 m from Glas Maol (Angus).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Circumpolar Boreal-montane element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 9

Reaction (Ellenberg): 2

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 1

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.2

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 13.4

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1422

Height (cm): 13

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 601

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 292

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: -0.85

Weighted Changed Factor: -4

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

19

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000146364