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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.

Drosanthemum floribundum - Pale Dewplant

Pale Dewplant is a well established coastal garden escape in West Cornwall and on the Isles of Scilly. It is mainly seen on walls but can be found growing over rocks. Sites include Rinsey Head (SW52Y, 1980, L.J.Margetts), between Porthleven and Loe Bar (SW62H, 1980, C.Preston), Mullion Cove (SW61T, 1980s) and Cadgwith (SW71H, 1980, L.J.Margetts).

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.