Euphrasia salisburgensis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaScrophulariaceaeEuphrasiaEuphrasia salisburgensis

Ecology

An annual of calcareous grasslands in karstic areas, on maritime dunes and montane limestone cliffs. 0-550 m (Ben Bulben, Co. Sligo).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Boreo-arctic Montane element; Irish material is referable to the endemic var. hibernica.

Broad Habitats

Inland rock (quarries, cliffs, screes)

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 8

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 4

0

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.7

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1134

Life form information

Height (cm): 12

Perennation - primary

Annual

Life Form - primary

Therophyte (annual land plant)

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 0

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 39

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Distribution information

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000014729

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 (235b)
Hultén E, Fries M
1986.  Atlas of north European vascular plants north of the Tropic of Cancer. 3 vols.
Meusel H, Jäger E, Rauschert S, Weinert E
1978.  Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 2. 2 vols.
Sledge WA
1975.  Further comments on the supposed occurrence of Euphrasia salisburgensis in Yorkshire. The Naturalist. no. 934:87-89.
Yeo (1975
1978)