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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.

Sinapis alba - White Mustard

White Mustard is a rare relic of, and escape from, cultivation on the Isles of Scilly and in Cornwall. It has recently been recorded as a bird seed alien in Illogan (SW64S, 1995, C.N.French), on the Council tip at St. Newlyn East (SW85I, 1980s, K.L.Spurgin), as a casual at Loggans Mill (SW53U, 1990, D.Lewis), on disturbed ground west of Hayle Causeway (SW53N, 1983, K.L.Spurgin) and in a street in Truro (SW84H, 1988, K.L.Spurgin).

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.