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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.

Ribes sanguineum - Flowering Currant

Flowering Currant is a conspicuous, much-planted shrub that has become well established as a garden escape on waste ground in a number of places. Records include Trewoofe Woodland (SW42H, 1989, M.Common), Holywell (SW76U, 1995, D.T.Holyoak), Carne Hill (SX15L, 1989, R.J.Murphy), Lower Trefrize Wood (SX37D, 1997, M.Atkinson) and Couches (SW83P, 1997, M.Atkinson).

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.