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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.

Cirsium vulgare var. hypoleucum

This variety is not mentioned in Stace (1997) and seems to be of little taxonomic value. It was reported on the Lizard in 1906 (SW71, G.C.Druce) and at Polpey, Par in 1980 (SX05W, B.Graham).


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