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Flora of Cornwall (1999)

The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Flora of Cornwall (1999), which was a Tetrad Atlas (the maps had 2km square dots or Tetrads). The map on this web page depicts the plant's distribution at the 1km square scale and shows the records made pre-2000 which were used in the 1999 Flora and those made since.

Oxalis articulata - Pink-Sorrel

A frequently recorded garden escape, especially in West Cornwall, where it has become well naturalised in hedges and along road verges, and, in one case, a pasture field near Porthallow (SW82B). It is also common on hedges around the Fal (SW83), the Camel (SW97) and the Tamar (SX45).

Click here to see Aphotoflora images by David Fenwick


French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.