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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.

Persicaria lapathifolia - Pale Persicaria

Pale Persicaria is occasionally found in cultivated fields, on disturbed soil in gardens and on waste ground, often in wet conditions. Recent records include Camborne (SW64F, 1997, C.N.French), Quintrell Downs (SW86K, 1997, H.M.Meredith), Penrose (SW87Q, 1998, R.E.Lees), Hellandbridge (SX07Q, 1997, S.Watson), Siblyback Farm (SX27G, 1997, D.L.Brookman), Plymswood (SX29J, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), Kingston (SX37S, 1998, M.Atkinson), and Eggbeare (SX38J, 1998, L.McDonnell). It has been recorded on the Isles of Scilly.

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.