Hypericum maculatum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaClusiaceaeHypericumHypericum maculatum

Ecology

A shortly rhizomatous perennial herb growing in damp shaded places, but also in more ruderal habitats such as quarries, waste ground and rough, grassy places. 0?380 m (Cotterdale, N.W. Yorks.).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Eurosiberian Boreo-temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 6

Moisture (Ellenberg): 6

Reaction (Ellenberg): 5

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

0

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1016

Life form information

Height (cm): 60

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Rhizome far-creeping

Distribution information

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1180

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 300

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: 2.11

Weighted Changed Factor: 2

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

23

Distribution information

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000002958

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.