Range & Status
Native; Submediterranean-Subatlantic species. Mainly found along the coast of England from Dorset to Humberside. A rarity in Wales and Ireland. Found on the Channel Islands.
One site only, at Harlyn Bay on the north coast (SW87), and only ever recorded at four
sites in West Cornwall.
Habitat & Ecology
Found close to the sea in damp grassland beside a sewage works. Some of the former sites were probably brackish.
The remaining site is not protected.