Umbilicus rupestris | Navelwort | Cornán caisil
- Flowers from June to September
- Numerous bell-shaped greenish-white flowers grow in spikes
on pinkish, rounded stems
- Each round, fleshy green leaf seems to have a little
'navel' in its centre
Don’t confuse with Marsh Pennywort which is a smaller creeping plant with tiny pinkish-green flowers that occurs in fens and bogs.
Walls, cliffs and stony banks, woodland
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2023
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How can you help
This species is included in our early summer flowering plants project. If you see the species please submit your sighting. All information is very valuable.
Full list of species included in the early summer flowering plants project:
- Ragged Robin (Silene flos-cuculi)
- Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus
- Bog Asphodel (Narthecium
- Foxglove (Digitalis
- Pyramidal orchid (Anacamptis
- Scarlet Pimpernel (Anagallis
- Meadowsweet (Filipendula
- Guelder Rose (Viburnum
Spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes)
This species is included in the early summer flowering plants project which is a collaboration between the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the BSBI. It is hoped we can collect valuable data to improve our knowledge of the current distribution of some common plants. All data will be fully validated by both partners before loading to Biodiversity Maps and being made available to the BSBI.