by Dr M Lueth ©.
*1: Stream bank, St
Mawgan, near Newquay, May 1961, JAP (BBSUK) (Warburg 1962: 368, Paton
*2: Blisland, 1962, JAP
(BBSUK) (Paton 1969a: 712). [Older records
(Halgavor Moor and Bodmin, RVT, in Holmes 1906) not supported
by specimens: Paton 1969a: 712].
Rather rare inCornwall.
Grows as low lawns or scattered stems. Habitat notes from
Cornwall are as follows. At Ponsanooth: on slaty rocks just
above water-level of river, partly shaded by trees and a
viaduct. SE. of Badger's Cross: on block of old concrete,
part-shaded inside ruins of concrete cattle trough at edge of
field bordered by woodland. Near Kilkhampton: on firm soil
just above water-level of stream, well shaded by deciduous
trees. Near Higher Tolcarne: on slaty rock close above water
level of small, somewhat polluted river (near Chiloscyphus
riparioides). Near Boskennal Mill: on granitic rocks at
and just above water level of large stream (within
inundation-zone), part-shaded by deciduous
Four of five records were c.fr.: capsules immature
1 [6 a single capsule], 8; dehiscing 8; dehisced