Fumaria muralis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaFumariaceaeFumariaFumaria muralis

Ecology

An annual, scrambling herb of arable land, gardens and hedge banks on freely-draining, acidic soils. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Oceanic Southern-temperate element; widely naturalised outside its native range.

Broad Habitats

Arable and horticultural (includes orchards, excludes domestic gardens)

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1004

Height (cm): 100

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: 1200

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 368

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 13

Atlas Change Index: 1.75

Weighted Changed Factor: 46

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

17

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000458911

Atlas text references

Atlas (32b)
Atlas Supp (7a)
Hultén E, Fries M
1986.  Atlas of north European vascular plants north of the Tropic of Cancer. 3 vols.
Jalas & Suominen (1991)