Luzula pallidula

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaJuncaceaeLuzulaLuzula pallidula

Ecology

A tufted but shortly rhizomatous plant of fens, open peat, and banks, rides and glades in damp peaty woodland, particularly in disturbed ground. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Eurasian Boreo-temperate element, with a continental distribution in W. Europe; also in N. America and widely naturalised outside its native range.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 7

Reaction (Ellenberg): 5

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 2

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16.3

Annual Precipitation (mm): 553

Height (cm): 30

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Tussock-forming graminoid, may slowly spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 2

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Plantatt Conservation Status

Vulnerable

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000002248