Eleocharis multicaulis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCyperaceaeEleocharisEleocharis multicaulis

Ecology

A densely tufted perennial herb mainly of acid bogs, wet heath, valley mires, pools and wet hollows over peat, and at the edge of acidic lakes; also occurring in coastal dune-slacks. 0-610 m (Macgillycuddy`s Reeks, S. Kerry).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Suboceanic Temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 9

Reaction (Ellenberg): 4

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 1

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.7

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1348

Height (cm): 35

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Tussock-forming graminoid, may slowly spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 962

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 330

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 7

Atlas Change Index: 0.47

Weighted Changed Factor: 29

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

22

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000458302