Ledum palustre ssp groenlandicum   Labrador-tea C DDD I?

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The status of this rare plant is somewhat controversial. Like many texts, Stace has this down as an introduction but there is mounting evidence and belief amongst some botanists that Ledum palustre is actually a native. The plants are dotted here and there and some are so far from habitation that it is difficult to believe that somehow they've been introduced by man.

There is none to be found in Ireland and most sites are in northern England but it is dotted around occasionally found in both Scotland, Wales and southern England.

6th June 2007 Near Darwen, Lancashire

Added on 27th September 2007, updated 25th June 2010, updated 15th Nov 2014