Valeriana pyrenaica

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaValerianaceaeValerianaValeriana pyrenaica

Ecology

A perennial herb, naturalised in damp woods and shady hedge banks. Generally lowland, but reaching 305 m near Bridgend, Dufftown (Banffs.).

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of the Pyrenees and the Cordillera Cantabrica.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 5

Moisture (Ellenberg): 7

Reaction (Ellenberg): 5

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 2.7

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 13.8

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1151

Height (cm): 110

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 195

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 8

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: -0.35

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004344

Atlas text references

Atlas (268a)
de Bolòs O, Vigo J
1995.  Flora dels Països Catalans, III. Pirolàcies-Compostes.