Pilosella aurantiaca

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaePilosellaPilosella aurantiaca

Ecology

A stoloniferous or rhizomatous perennial herb, which has escaped from gardens and become naturalised on railway and roadside banks, on walls and in churchyards and other grassy and waste places. 0-445 m (Nenthead, Cumberland).

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

P. aurantiaca has a European Boreal-montane distribution; it is naturalised outside this range in Europe, N. America and elsewhere.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 2

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.4

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 985

Height (cm): 20

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Rhizome far-creeping

Clonality - secondary

Far-creeping by stolons in illuminated medium

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1343

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 69

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 4

Weighted Changed Factor: 77

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

18

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000461270