Euphrasia officinalis subsp. anglica - Glandular Eyebright
Local and now somewhat rare, Euphrasia anglica
may be found in old granite quarries, in old pastures and on moors. It is still relatively frequent on Bodmin Moor, such as near The Cheesewring (SX27L). It can also be found on Kit Hill (SX37Q, 1994, A.J.Silverside) and in the orchid-rich Sylvia's Meadow at St. Ann's Chapel (SX47A, 1988, A.Newton). There are few recent records for West Cornwall, one of these being on the granite hill at Carn Marth (SW74A), and another between Coverack and Lowland Point on the Lizard (SW71Z, University of Bristol Lizard Project). Unaccountably, E. anglica
is absent in mid-Cornwall.
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.