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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.

Salix caprea - Great Sallow

In the past S. caprea has been over-recorded for large leaved forms of S. cinerea ssp. oleifolia . This willow is not common in Cornwall and needs careful identification. Recent records include near Nancledra (SW53D, 1996, C.N.French), Trevear (SW87R, 1996, D.I.Cockerill), Molinnis (SX05J, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), Bodelva Pit (SX05M, 1998, M.Atkinson), Penpoll (SX15M, 1997, M.Atkinson), Deerpark Wood (SX37W, 1998, M.Atkinson), near Launceston (SX38H, 1998, W.H.Tucker), Kingsand (SX45F, 1997, M.Atkinson) and Calstock (SX46J, 1997, 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.