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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.

Rosa sherardii - Sherard's Downy-rose

Sherard' s Downy-rose is a hedgerow rose. In Cornwall it is of scattered occurrence, but is more common in mid-Cornwall and on the Culm Measures. Records include St. Wenn (SW96S, 1994, I.J.Bennallick), Lower Kerriers (SX06B, 1993, I.J.Bennallick), North Petherwin (SX29K, 1997, M.Atkinson), Bake Farm (SX35J, 1995, M.Atkinson) and near Illogan (SW64S, 1980s, 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.