Euphrasia scottica

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaScrophulariaceaeEuphrasiaEuphrasia scottica

Ecology

An annual which is particularly associated with flush communities and wet moorland in upland areas. It is similar to E. micrantha and perhaps not specifically distinct from it (Stace, 1997). 0-915 m (Sgurr na Lappaich, Glen Strathfarrar, Easterness).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Boreal-montane element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 5

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 2

0

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 2.5

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 12.8

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1575

Life form information

Height (cm): 25

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: 601

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 75

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Distribution information

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004142

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 Supp (55b)
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.