Limonium paradoxum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPlumbaginaceaeLimoniumLimonium paradoxum

Ecology

A perennial herb restricted to a single site where it occurs on basic igneous rock outcrops, along the seaward edge of cliff-tops and on inaccessible cliff ledges. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Endemic.

Broad Habitats

Supralittoral rock (does not include maritime grassland)

Light (Ellenberg): 9

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 3

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 4

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.4

Annual Precipitation (mm): 844

Height (cm): 20

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Plantatt Conservation Status

Vulnerable

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004609

Atlas text references

Atlas Supp (46a)
Curtis TGF, McGough HN
1988.  The Irish Red Data Book. 1. Vascular Plants.
Ingrouille MJ, Stace CA
1986.  The Limonium binervosum aggregate (Plumbaginaceae) in the British Isles. Journal of the Linnean Society. 92:177-217.
Wigginton MJ
1999.  British Red Data Books. 1. Vascular plants, edn 3.