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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.

Sparaxis grandiflora - Plain Harlequinflower

Plain Harlequinflower was a persistent escape from cultivation on road verges and as a relic in a few fields on St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly. It was last reported in 1967 (SV91F, J.E.Lousley).


French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.