IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)


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Range Description

This European endemic plant is only found on the upper part of beaches on the islands of Corsica and Sardinia.

In Corsica, it occurs at sea level at the eastern coast in Canella, Favone, Golfe du Valinco, Cappiciolo, Cala Piscona, Capu Laurosu, Portigliolo and it is introduced to Ajaccio (Gravona, Capo di Feno). There are nine distinct locations and the range of the species is 654 km whereas the area of occupancy is only 5 ha (0.05 km). In Sardinia, the area of occupancy is definitely less than 500 km, the species is rare and difficult to find but occurs more or less at sea level.


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