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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.

Robinia pseudoacacia - False Acacia

It is likely that all four records for False Acacia are of planted specimens. It was reported at Pencalenick (SW84M, S.M.Turk) and Polperro (SX25A, F.Rilstone) in 1950, at Bodmin Road Station in 1977 (SX16C, E.Griffiths) and at Tregoniggie in 1986 (SW73W, B.E.Jackson).

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.