Limonium parvum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPlumbaginaceaeLimoniumLimonium parvum

Ecology

A perennial herb of S.- or S.W.-facing Carboniferous limestone sea-cliffs, in rock crevices, on cliff ledges and in open turf on heavily grazed cliff-slopes, often where there is a thin veneer of blown sand. L. procerum subsp. cambrense is a frequent associate. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Endemic.

Broad Habitats

Supralittoral rock (does not include maritime grassland)

Light (Ellenberg): 9

Moisture (Ellenberg): 3

Reaction (Ellenberg): 8

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 3

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 4

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 5.9

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.8

Annual Precipitation (mm): 939

Height (cm): 7

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

NHMSYS0000459833

Atlas text references

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.