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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.

Melica uniflora - Wood Melick

Wood Melick is rare and largely restricted to a small number of valley woods such as Bishop's Wood near Truro (SW84J, 1988, K.L.Spurgin), Ethy Woods near Lerryn (SX15I, 1989, R.W.Gould), Dizzard Wood (SX19U, 1989, R.J.Murphy) and Greenscoombe Wood (SX37W, 1990, M.Atkinson). Sites in West Cornwall are few, such as by Penponds Viaduct (SW63J, 1992, C.N.French).

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.