Bastard Toadflax

Common Name Bastard Toadflax
Alternative Name Stars in the Grass
Scientific Name Thesium humifusum
Family Simple Flowers
Interest
5
Description This is a tiny flower that grows amongst short turf on limestone soils and as a result it is a nationally scarce plant as the conditions it needs are rare.
This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Badbury Rings Hill Fort

National Trust
5

Purbeck Ridge (Ridgeway Hill and Steeple Hill)

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Durlston Country Park

Dorset Council, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Townsend Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Ballard Down

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
1

Fontmell Down Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5
This is the number of sites per recording area where I have found this species. Click/tap any area to see a list of the sites within that area:
Recording Area Number of Sites
2
East Dorset 1
North Dorset 2
Purbeck Coast 4
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description