Galeopsis segetum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaLamiaceaeGaleopsisGaleopsis segetum

Ecology

An annual weed of arable and waste ground, most frequently found as a casual in root-crops. Lowland.

Status

Archaeophyte

World Distribution

As an archaeophyte G. segetum has a Suboceanic Temperate distribution.

Broad Habitats

Arable and horticultural (includes orchards, excludes domestic gardens)

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 3

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 3

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.7

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.6

Annual Precipitation (mm): 789

Height (cm): 50

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: 32

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Plantatt Conservation Status

Extinct

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000458953

Atlas text references

Atlas (250b)
Meusel H, Jäger E, Rauschert S, Weinert E
1978.  Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 2. 2 vols.