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Pepper saxifrage

Silaum silaus
Soil moisture tolerances: 
It is found on sites with 10-20 weeks dry soil per year and 10-20 weeks wet soil per year.
Soil fertility tolerances: 
It tends to favour sites with a low soil fertility (<10 mg P/kg, or P index 0-1)
Suitability for floodplain living: 
It is a very good indicator of ancient grasslands.
Further information: 

Click here for a link to the online Atlas of the British and Irish Flora with details of the plant ecology, distribution, photos and habitats: https://www.brc.ac.uk/plantatlas/plant/silaum-silaus

Link to information from the Natural History Museum: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/uk-species/species/silaum%20silaus.html?lang=cy