Malva arborea - Tree-mallow
Although formerly considered to be Nationally Scarce, Tree-mallow is quite a common plant around the coast of Cornwall, growing on Head cliffs and more rocky cliffs. It is also found on waste ground, along road verges and banks and on Cornish Hedges. Locations include Porthgwarra (SW32Q, 1998, C.N.French), Cadgwith (SW71H, 1998, C.N.French), Treworthen (SW75S, 1996, B.Grant), Turnaware Point (SW83J, 1998, M.Tempest), Harlyn Bay (SW87S, 1998, H.M.Meredith), Rosen Cliff (SW93I, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), Portholland (SW94K, 1997, R.E.Lees), Par Beach (SX05R, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), Efford Downs (SS20D, 1998, M.Atkinson) and on the Isles of Scilly as at Bryher (SV81S, 1995, R.J.Murphy).
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French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.