Pedicularis sylvatica

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaScrophulariaceaePedicularisPedicularis sylvatica

Ecology

A perennial, rarely biennial, root-hemiparasitic of acidic soils, found on damp grassy heaths, moorlands, upland flushed grasslands and the drier parts of bogs and marshes. 0-915 m (Macgillycuddy`s Reeks, S. Kerry).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 8

Reaction (Ellenberg): 3

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 2

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.1

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1202

Height (cm): 25

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 2118

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 744

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 9

Atlas Change Index: -1.28

Weighted Changed Factor: -23

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

10

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004131