Euphorbia serrulata

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaEuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaEuphorbia serrulata

Ecology

An annual or biennial herb of open deciduous woodland, tracks and hedge banks, growing on calcareous soils and occasionally on alluvial gravels and clays. Populations tend to decline as shade and competition increase, but soil disturbance stimulates the germination of even long-buried seeds. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Southern-temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 5

Moisture (Ellenberg): 6

Reaction (Ellenberg): 8

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4.1

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16.3

Annual Precipitation (mm): 812

Height (cm): 65

Perennation - primary

Annual

Life Form - primary

Therophyte (annual land plant)

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 13

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: 1.2

Plantatt Conservation Status

Vulnerable

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000039527