Petrocallis pyrenaica   Pyrenean Whitlow-grass

Petrocallis pyrenaica

This is a mat forming plant which is usually this pink colour but can rarely be white. It is found in the limestone areas of the Alps and the Pyrenees up to 9,500 feet. Here on Debela Pec it was found at the summit at 6,700 feet.


Half way up Debela Pec, Slovenia 5th June 2001

Added on December 21st 2005, updated 28th February 2011, updated 27th March 2024