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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.

Marrubium vulgare - White Horehound

Nationally Scarce, White Horehound is believed to be extinct in Cornwall. It was always rare, growing along road verges or in waste places. The last record was stated as being from Upton Towans (SW53U, 1976, J.M.Mullin), but the area is now recognised as being Phillack Towans.

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.