Range & Status
A Mediterranean species established along a few sections of the south coast.
Discovered by Pete Kirby in 1992 on a sea cliff section near Porthallow and in Glendurgan Gardens.
Habitat & Ecology
A ground dwelling species with a preference for warm, sheltered and sunny locations with low or sparse vegetation and some bare ground. It is a seed feeder.
The main threat is the abandonment of coastal grazing, leading to the thickening of
A conservation plan has not been formulated.