Hymenophyllum wilsonii

Range & Status

Native. An oceanic Boreo-temperate fern; confined to the hyperoceanic zone of Western Europe and Macaronesia. Found in western Britain and Ireland.

Regional Distribution

Only found on Bodmin Moor and West Penwith granite moorland areas.

Habitat & Ecology

Found amongst granite boulders, on clitter slopes and in granite tor crevices. It needs high humidity all year round.

Threats

No present ones known.

Conservation

Some of the sites are owned by the National Trust and/or SSSI.