Rosa agrestis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaRosaceaeRosaRosa agrestis

Ecology

An erect, deciduous shrub of open scrub on dry, calcareous grassland overlying chalk or limestone. Populations often consist of only a few individuals. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Calcareous grassland (includes lowland and montane types)

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 3

Reaction (Ellenberg): 8

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 3

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4.1

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.6

Annual Precipitation (mm): 836

Height (cm): 150

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Nanophanerophyte

Woodiness

Woody

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 55

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 39

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003410