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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.

Nicandra physalodes - Shoo-fly Plant

On the Isles of Scilly Apple-of-Peru is a long-established weed of cultivation. On the mainland it tends to be more casual in occurrence, appearing in varied situations in towns, on waste ground or as a garden and agricultural weed. Sites include Churchtown Nursery, Gulval (SW43V, 1995, C.N.French) and Par (SX05R, 1998, I.J.Bennallick).

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.