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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.

Teucrium chamaedrys - Wall Germander

Range & Status

Neophyte; European Southern-temperate species. Scattered distribution across the

southern half of Britain and Ireland.

Regional Distribution

A small population persists along a single road hedge at Kenidjack Farm in Penwith

(SW33). It has been recorded from that area since 1872. In total it has been found in

seven 1km squares, all in West Cornwall.

Habitat & Ecology

A perennial herb of walls and dry banks.


None apparent.


The remaining site is not protected.


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.