*1: Adrian's Field, N. of Cove Vean, St Agnes,
SV8848/0822 approx., small arable field, 12 m alt., Apr. 2005,
RAF, det. CDP, conf. DTH (BBSUK, DTH) (Preston & Finch
2006, Rothero 2007: 42).
This is the only record from Britain
of a species otherwise known in Europe only from single
records from S. Portugal and S.
Found in two arable fields on St Agnes (leg. RAF),
both from traditionally managed fields used to grow bulbs and
other flowers. A specimen collected in Apr. 2005 has several
small tufts of this distinctive species on silty soil with Barbula convoluta, Bryum rubens, Dicranella
Leptophascum leptophyllum, Trichodon cylindricus
The only specimens are non-fertile but have
abundant rhizoidal tubers.