*1: Soil at edge of
field, ca 80 m
alt., ca 3 km SE.
of Quintrell Downs, SW8721/5822, 18 Oct. 2006, DTH 06-335
(BBSUK) (Rothero 2007:
*2: Partly bare
clay-loam in edge of stubble field, ca 80 m alt., SW. of
Philleigh, SW860390, 26 Mar. 2003, DTH 04-27, conf. TLB
(BBSUK) (Rothero 2005:
Habitat notes from Cornwall are as follows. SW. of
Philleigh: growing as sparsely scattered stems on partly bare
soil or among other low mosses, or near herbs and grasses, on
partly bare clay-loam in edge of stubble field, with Barbula convoluta, Barbula unguiculata,
Bryum rubens, Bryum violaceum, Dicranella
schreberiana, Dicranella staphylina,
cylindricus, Fos sp., Pohlia melanodon, Tortula truncata; also
sparse Poa annua,
SE. of Quintrell Downs: partly bare soil at extreme edge of
field, slightly shaded by oak tree; few stems in carpet of low
mosses, with Barbula
violaceum, Dicranella staphylina,
N.of Tregorrick Road, St Austell: one stem found in field of
barley stubble, soil pH 6.4 (CDP). NW. of Pendriscott: barley
stubble field treated with weed killer, loam soil pH 6.1, with
staphylina (CDP). Another vc2 record also on bare patch in
barley stubble, with Bryum argenteum, Tortula truncata.
Found in another stubble field in vc2 in 2005 (DAP & CDP
in Hill 2005: 44).
Tubers plentiful on Cornish specimens as in other
material. Not known c.fr.