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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.

Taraxacum falcatum

Probably an introduced species, there is just one record for this dandelion in Cornwall from the churchyard at Treneglos (SX28E, 1979, L.J.Margetts). All records for Taraxacum canulum G.Hagl. are at present referred to T. falcatum (Dudman & Richards, 1997).


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