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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.

Torilis nodosa - Knotted Hedge-parsley

Knotted Hedge-parsley is an inconspicuous plant and could be under-recorded. It is undoubtedly rather rare in Cornwall, but is frequent on the Isles of Scilly. It is found in arable fields and on nearby Cornish Hedges and can be persistent at any particular site for many years, such as at West Pentire (SW76Q, 1993, H.M.Meredith).

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.