Scutellaria galericulata

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaLamiaceaeScutellariaScutellaria galericulata

Ecology

A perennial herb associated with a variety of wetland habitats including ponds, rivers, canals, marshes, fens, fen-meadows, wet woodland and dune-slacks. It also grows on coastal boulder beaches in Scotland. Generally lowland, but reaching 365 m at High Cup Gill (Westmorland).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Eurosiberian Boreo-temperate element; also in N. America.

© Shannon, P

Broad Habitats

Fen, marsh and swamp (not wooded)

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 8

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1055

Height (cm): 50

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Rhizome shortly creeping

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1751

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 212

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 4

Atlas Change Index: -0.39

Weighted Changed Factor: 19

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

21

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004259