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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.

Trifolium subterraneum - Subterranean Clover

Subterranean Clover is mainly a plant of the coast growing in maritime grassland, pastures, lawns, farm tracks and cliff paths. It is common on the Isles of Scilly. Inland there is a recent record from the dam wall of Colliford Reservoir (SX17Q, 1995, R.A.Preston-Mafham).

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.