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True Lover's Knot
Lycophotia porphyrea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.338

Fairly widespread across the region, but mainly restricted to heathland.

Recorded in 41 (53%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Heather, Bell Heather and Bilberry
Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
11/08/202236VC22 - BerkshireSU96
05/08/20229VC22 - BerkshireSU56
05/08/202210VC22 - BerkshireSU56
05/08/20228VC22 - BerkshireSU56

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