Galeopsis speciosa

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaLamiaceaeGaleopsisGaleopsis speciosa

Ecology

An annual weed of cultivated, marginal and waste ground, often within root-crops (especially potatoes) on peaty soils. 0-445 m (Clun Forest, Salop).

Status

Archaeophyte

World Distribution

As an archaeophyte G. speciosa has a Eurosiberian Boreo-temperate distribution; it is widely naturalised outside this range.

Broad Habitats

Arable and horticultural (includes orchards, excludes domestic gardens)

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 7

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.1

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.5

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1043

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: 999

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 84

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: -1.82

Weighted Changed Factor: -43

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

22

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000458954