Lonicera xylosteum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCaprifoliaceaeLoniceraLonicera xylosteum

Ecology

A deciduous shrub, growing on basic or neutral soils in woodland, hedgerows and scrub, generally occurring in small populations. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

A Eurosiberian Temperate species; widely naturalised outside its native range.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 5

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.2

Annual Precipitation (mm): 874

Height (cm): 200

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Nanophanerophyte

Woodiness

Woody

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 242

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 16

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: 0.58

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004331