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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.

Atriplex halimus - Tree Purslane

Shrubby Orache is a rare introduction recorded from St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly (SV91A, 1994, A.Underhill), Kemyel Wood near Mousehole (SW42S, 1975, B.E.M.Garratt), and near Poldhu Cove (SW62Q, 1994, D.T.Holyoak). At the last site it is becoming naturalised and is spreading onto a road bank.

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.