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Cornish Red Data (2009)

The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Cornish Red Data Book (2009). The map on this web page depicts the organisms distribution and shows the records made pre-2000 and those made since.

Draba muralis - Wall Whitlowgrass

Range & Status

Native. European Temperate plant; also in central Asia. A native in limestone areas such as the Pennines.

Regional Distribution

One site in East Cornwall, at St. Teath Church (SX08).

Habitat & Ecology

On a gravel path around St.Teath Church; probably an introduction. Previous records are from, mostly estate, gardens in the Rivers Fal (SW83) and Helford (SW72) catchments.


Clearance of path and use of weed-killer.




I.J. Bennallick, S. Board, C.N. French, P.A. Gainey, C. Neil, R. Parslow, A. Spalding and P.E. Tompsett. eds. 2009. Red Data Book for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 2nd Edition.Croceago Press.

The Cornish Red Data Book Project was led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation for Biological Recorders (CISFBR). The full text and species accounts (minus the maps) are available on the CISFBR website.

Cornish Biodiversity Network. 2017.