Tripleurospermum maritimum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeTripleurospermumTripleurospermum maritimum


A perennial, sometimes biennial, herb occurring in a wide range of coastal habitats, including open sand, shingle, cliffs, walls and waste ground; also rarely inland on road verges. Lowland.



World Distribution

Circumpolar Wide-boreal element.

Distribution information

Weighted Changed Factor: -9

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)


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.