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.
Range & Status
Found on consolidated soil and occasionally on friable rock on or near the coast. A rare species recorded from the Channel Islands, the Isles of Scilly and south-west Wales. Recently recorded from the Pentire Peninsula on the north-east Cornish coast and on consolidated soil and disintegrating bands of schist on the Lizard Peninsula. It has also been found on mortar on the island of Sampson in the Isles of Scilly.
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.