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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.

Daphne laureola - Spurge-laurel

Spurge-laurel is not native in Cornwall, but is found sporadically at scattered localities. In some instances it can be self-sown. Records include near Ellenglaze (SW75T, 1980s, A.J.Byfield), Pont (SX15K, 1991, S.C.Madge), near Tregunna (SW97R, 1984, E.Griffiths) and St. Ann's Chapel (SX47A, 1987, M.Atkinson).

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.