Cerastium fontanum subsp. scoticum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCaryophyllaceaeCerastiumCerastium fontanum subsp. scoticum

Ecology

This short-lived perennial herb is known only from Meikle Kilrannoch in Angus, where it occurs principally amongst serpentine debris on exposed montane fell-field; also in montane heath dominated by Empetrum nigrum subsp. hermaphroditum and Vaccinium myrtillus, and rarely in Nardus stricta grassland. The altitude is c. 860 m.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Endemic.

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000457068