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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.

Rubus scissus

First recorded as R. fissus , this bramble was discovered in 1925 growing at Margate Wood, near Bodmin (SX06Y, F.Rilstone). It has since been found in Davidstow Woods (SX18M, 1994, R.W.Gould) and on Wilsey Down (SX18Y, 1995, R.W.Gould).


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