Paeonia mascula

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPaeoniaceaePaeoniaPaeonia mascula

Ecology

A perennial herb which is naturalised on rocky limestone slopes. On Steep Holm (N. Somerset) it grows on the steep eastern slopes of the island, where there is some protection from westerly gales. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of S. Europe and S.W. Asia.

Distribution information

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000461445

PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

Atlas (26c)
Flora dels Països Catalans, I. Introducció. Licopodiàcies-Capparàcies,
de Bolòs, O., and Vigo J.
, Barcelona, (1984)

Jalas & Suominen (1984)
British Red Data Books: 1. Vascular Plants,
Perring, F. H., and Farrell L.
, Lincoln, (1977)

The flora of Somerset,
Roe, R. G. B.
, Taunton, (1981)