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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.

Crocus vernus - Spring Crocus

Red Data Book, Spring Crocus has been described as being naturalised in a number of churchyards, such as Lelant cemetery (SW53N, 1994, D.T.Holyoak), on a Cornish Hedge in Illogan (SW64S, 1991, C.N.French) and at Bissoe in a Council tip (SW74Q, before 1980, L.J.Margetts).


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