Limonium transwallianum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPlumbaginaceaeLimoniumLimonium transwallianum

Ecology

This perennial herb was first described in 1924, and has therefore been recognised longer than many members of the L. binervosum aggregate. It is restricted to a single site where it occurs on steep S.-facing Carboniferous limestone cliff-slopes and in rock crevices. 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): 5.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1205

Height (cm): 39

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

NBNSYS0000004608

Atlas text references

Atlas Supp (46a)
Ingrouille MJ, Stace CA
1986.  The Limonium binervosum aggregate (Plumbaginaceae) in the British Isles. Journal of the Linnean Society. 92:177-217.
Pugsley HW
1924.  A new Statice in Britain. Journal of Botany. 62:129-134.
Wigginton MJ
1999.  British Red Data Books. 1. Vascular plants, edn 3.