Cotoneaster bullatus

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaRosaceaeCotoneasterCotoneaster bullatus

Ecology

A large deciduous shrub, found naturalised in woodland, scrub, hedgerows and quarries, and on railway banks, roadsides, sand dunes, cliffs, walls and waste ground. Reproduction is by seed, which is frequently bird-sown. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of W. China.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 7

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 4

0

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.7

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.3

Annual Precipitation (mm): 965

Life form information

Height (cm): 400

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Mega-, meso- and microphanerophyte

Woodiness

Woody

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 237

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 10

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Distribution information

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004710

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.

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