A rosette-forming, insectivorous perennial herb, overwintering as a rootless bud which also functions as a vegetative propagule. It is found on wet rocks, flushed moorland and acidic bogs. 0-855 m (Macgillycuddy`s Reeks, S. Kerry).
There has been little change in the native Irish range of P. grandiflora, where this species may be locally abundant. It has been planted in damp places and is occasionally naturalised in Britain.
Oceanic Temperate element.
Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 0
Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 74
Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0
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.