Petrorhagia nanteuilii

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCaryophyllaceaePetrorhagiaPetrorhagia nanteuilii


As a native plant, this annual is recorded from thinly vegetated, stabilised shingle in Britain and from stabilised dunes in Jersey. It is also recorded as an introduction around dockyards, in re-seeded grassland and as a garden weed. Lowland.



World Distribution

Suboceanic Southern-temperate element.

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

Atlas Supp (12a)
Hultén E, Fries M
1986.  Atlas of north European vascular plants north of the Tropic of Cancer. 3 vols.
Jalas & Suominen (1986)
Wigginton MJ
1999.  British Red Data Books. 1. Vascular plants, edn 3.