Scorzonera humilis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeScorzoneraScorzonera humilis

Ecology

A perennial herb of damp, unimproved grasslands and fen-meadows on relatively infertile, neutral or mildly acidic soils. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Neutral grassland (includes coarse Arrhenatherum grassland)

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 7

Reaction (Ellenberg): 5

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 2

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4.8

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16.1

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1097

Height (cm): 50

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 4

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Plantatt Conservation Status

Vulnerable

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004533