Odontites vernus subsp. litoralis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaScrophulariaceaeOdontitesOdontites vernus subsp. litoralis

Ecology

An annual root-hemiparasite of coastal grasslands on stabilised sand dunes, gravelly and rocky seashores, the upper margins of saltmarshes, and on waste ground near the sea. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Boreo-temperate element. Subsp. litoralis was described from the Baltic; plants from S. Sweden southwards may be a distinct taxon, subsp. pumilus.

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000461135