Senecio fluviatilis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeSenecioSenecio fluviatilis

Ecology

A tall perennial herb, naturalised by streams and rivers, and in fens, fen-woodland, swamps and marshy grassland. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

S. fluviatilis has a Eurosiberian Temperate distribution; it is naturalised in N.W. Europe beyond its native range.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 8

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 7

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.3

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.6

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1018

Height (cm): 150

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Rhizome far-creeping

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 184

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 25

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: 0.03

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004376

Atlas text references

Atlas (273a)
Halliday G
1997.  A Flora of Cumbria.
Meusel H, Jäger EJ
1992.  Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 3. 2 vols.