Monday, 2 September 2019

Hills & Holes, Marr

Hills & Holes, Marr near Doncaster - Saturday, 31st August 2019

A Joint meeting with Doncaster Naturalists' Society

Leader : Louise Hill

Attendees from SYBG
Louise Hill
John Scott
Peter Burton
Les Coe

Meet in Marr Lodge carr park, off the A635 at 10.00 am

In total, seven botanists turned up to this Magnesium limestone grassland site hoping to find Autumn Lady’s Tresses Spiranthes spiralis and after a short search we found eight specimens on one of the grassy mounds.


Autumn Lady’s Tresses - Spiranthes spiralis

Autumn Lady’s Tresses - Spiranthes spiralis


Amongst other species typical of magnesium limestone grassland we found Clustered Bellflower Campanula glomerata, Hoary Plantain Plantago media, the white, tiny- flowered Squinancywort Asperula cynanchica and Small scabious Scabiosa columbaria. We also found a lot of Sneezewort Achillea ptarmica , Autumn Gentian Gentianella amerella and Tor grass Brachypodium rupestre.


Autumn Gentian - Gentianella amerell


Also noted were specimens of Germander speedwell galled by the midge Jaapiella veronica.

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Black Moss Reservoir

Black Moss Reservoir
21st August 2019

Leader : Kay Woodward

Attendees :
Kay Woodward
Louise Hill
John Scott
Mike Canaway
Peter Burton
Les Coe


The day was spent visiting three local sites all within VC63.


Black Moss Reservoir tetrad had only one species previously recorded, Juncus tenuis. We added just short of 70 species to the tetrad during the mornings survey.

Black Moss Reservoir

Path to Black Moss Reservoir

Standedge tetrad again had just one species recorded, common spotted orchid. We added another 33 species to the tetrad after lunch.

Standedge

Standedge

Moorgate Quarry. There were 78 species already recorded for the wider Moorgate Quarry tetrad (including Greenfield) but very few from the quarry itself.  We recorded 101 taxa in the quarry.

Moorgate Quarry

Moorgate Quarry

Water Horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile)





Morning Session - Tetrad SE0109

Accepted Taxon
Common Name
Site
Location
Achillea ptarmica
Sneezewort
Brun Clough Car Park
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Heracleum sphondylium
Hogweed
Brun Clough Car Park
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Impatiens glandulifera
Indian Balsam
Quarry north of A62
Opposite Brun Cross Reservoir Car Park
Larix decidua
European Larch
Brun Clough Car Park
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Sorbus intermedia
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Brun Clough Car Park
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Morning Session - Tetrad SE0208

Accepted Taxon
Common Name
Site
Location
Agrostis stolonifera
Creeping Bent
Rocher Moss
Path between Brun Clough and Black Moss Reservoir
Betula pubescens
Downy Birch
Rocher Moss
ditto
Calluna vulgaris
Heather
Rocher Moss
ditto
Chamerion angustifolium
Rosebay Willowherb
Rocher Moss
ditto
Eriophorum angustifolium
Common Cottongrass
Rocher Moss
ditto
Galium saxatile
Heath Bedstraw
Rocher Moss
ditto
Holcus lanatus
Yorkshire-fog
Rocher Moss
ditto
Juncus effusus
Soft-rush
Rocher Moss
ditto
Juncus squarrosus
Heath Rush
Rocher Moss
ditto
Lolium perenne
Perennial Rye-grass
Rocher Moss
ditto
Molinia caerulea
Purple Moor-grass
Rocher Moss
ditto
Rumex acetosa
Common Sorrel
Rocher Moss
ditto
Stellaria media s.s.
Common Chickweed
Rocher Moss
ditto
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Morning Session - Tetrad SE0209


Accepted Taxon
Common Name
Site
Location
Anthoxanthum odoratum
Sweet Vernal-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
Path between Brun Clough and Black Moss Reservoir
Athyrium filix-femina
Lady-fern
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Betula pubescens
Downy Birch
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Blechnum spicant
Hard-fern
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Calluna vulgaris
Heather
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Cerastium fontanum
Common Mouse-ear
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Chamerion angustifolium
Rosebay Willowherb
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Cirsium palustre
Marsh Thistle
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Cirsium vulgare
Spear Thistle
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Dactylis glomerata
Cock's-foot
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Deschampsia cespitosa
Tufted Hair-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Deschampsia flexuosa
Wavy Hair-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Dryopteris affinis subsp. affinis
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Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Dryopteris dilatata
Broad Buckler-fern
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Empetrum nigrum subsp. nigrum
Crowberry
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Epilobium ciliatum
American Willowherb
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Epilobium tetragonum
Square-stalked Willowherb
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Eriophorum angustifolium
Common Cottongrass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Galium saxatile
Heath Bedstraw
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Hieracium
Hawkweed
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Holcus lanatus
Yorkshire-fog
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Holcus mollis
Creeping Soft-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Hypochaeris radicata
Cat's-ear
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Juncus bulbosus subsp. bulbosus
Bulbous Rush
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Juncus effusus
Soft-rush
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Juncus squarrosus
Heath Rush
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Juncus tenuis
Slender Rush
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Lolium perenne
Perennial Rye-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Molinia caerulea
Purple Moor-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Nardus stricta
Mat-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Picea sitchensis
Sitka Spruce
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Pilosella officinarum
Mouse-ear-hawkweed
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Plantago major
Greater Plantain
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Poa annua
Annual Meadow-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Poa trivialis
Rough Meadow-grass
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Prunella vulgaris
Selfheal
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Ranunculus repens
Creeping Buttercup
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Rhododendron ponticum
Rhododendron
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Rubus fruticosus agg.
Bramble
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Rumex acetosa
Common Sorrel
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia
Rusty Willow
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Scorzoneroides autumnalis
Autumn Hawkbit
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Senecio jacobaea
Common Ragwort
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Taraxacum
Dandelion
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Trifolium repens
White Clover
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Tussilago farfara
Colt's-foot
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Urtica dioica
Common Nettle
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
Vaccinium myrtillus
Bilberry
Standedge Trail Brun Moor
ditto
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Morning Session - Tetrad SE0308



Accepted Taxon
Common Name
Site
Location
Aira praecox
Early Hair-grass
Black Moss Reservoir
On Dam top
Anthoxanthum odoratum
Sweet Vernal-grass
Black Moss Reservoir
Path between Brun Clough and Black Moss Reservoir
Asplenium scolopendrium
Hart's-tongue
Black Moss Reservoir
Wall of outlet culvert below dam
Bellis perennis
Daisy
Black Moss Reservoir
Path between Brun Clough and Black Moss Reservoir
Calluna vulgaris
Heather
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Cerastium fontanum
Common Mouse-ear
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Cirsium arvense
Creeping Thistle
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Cirsium palustre
Marsh Thistle
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Cirsium vulgare
Spear Thistle
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Dryopteris carthusiana
Narrow Buckler-fern
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Dryopteris filix-mas
Male-fern
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Empetrum nigrum subsp. nigrum
Crowberry
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Erica cinerea
Bell Heather
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Erigeron acris
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Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Eriophorum angustifolium
Common Cottongrass
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Festuca ovina
Sheep's-fescue
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Hypochaeris radicata
Cat's-ear
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Lolium perenne
Perennial Rye-grass
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Molinia caerulea
Purple Moor-grass
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Nardus stricta
Mat-grass
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Pilosella officinarum
Mouse-ear-hawkweed
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Plantago lanceolata
Ribwort Plantain
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Plantago major
Greater Plantain
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Ranunculus repens
Creeping Buttercup
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Rumex acetosella
Sheep's Sorrel
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Rumex crispus
Curled Dock
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Sagina procumbens
Procumbent Pearlwort
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Salix caprea
Goat Willow
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia
Rusty Willow
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Senecio jacobaea
Common Ragwort
Black Moss Reservoir
ditto
Sonchus arvensis
Perennial Sow-thistle
Black Moss Reservoir
Disturbed land below dam
Sonchus asper
Prickly Sow-thistle
Black Moss Reservoir
Disturbed land below dam
Sorbus aucuparia
Rowan
Black Moss Reservoir
Path between Brun Clough and Black Moss Reservoir
Trifolium repens
White Clover
Black Moss Reservoir
Path between Brun Clough and Black Moss Reservoir
Tussilago farfara
Colt's-foot
Black Moss Reservoir
Path between Brun Clough and Black Moss Reservoir
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Afternoon Session - Tetrad SE0110




Accepted Taxon
Common Name
Site
Location
Acer pseudoplatanus
Sycamore
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Agrostis capillaris
Common Bent
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Agrostis stolonifera
Creeping Bent
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Anthoxanthum odoratum
Sweet Vernal-grass
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Blechnum spicant
Hard-fern
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Calluna vulgaris
Heather
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Cerastium fontanum
Common Mouse-ear
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Cirsium palustre
Marsh Thistle
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Cirsium vulgare
Spear Thistle
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Dactylis glomerata
Cock's-foot
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Deschampsia flexuosa
Wavy Hair-grass
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Dryopteris dilatata
Broad Buckler-fern
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Dryopteris filix-mas
Male-fern
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Eriophorum vaginatum
Hare's-tail Cottongrass
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Festuca rubra agg.
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Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Galium saxatile
Heath Bedstraw
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Holcus lanatus
Yorkshire-fog
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Holcus mollis
Creeping Soft-grass
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Juncus effusus
Soft-rush
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Juncus squarrosus
Heath Rush
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Lolium perenne
Perennial Rye-grass
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Molinia caerulea
Purple Moor-grass
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Nardus stricta
Mat-grass
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Oreopteris limbosperma
Lemon-scented Fern
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Ranunculus acris
Meadow Buttercup
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Ranunculus repens
Creeping Buttercup
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Rumex acetosella
Sheep's Sorrel
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Scorzoneroides autumnalis
Autumn Hawkbit
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Sonchus asper
Prickly Sow-thistle
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Taraxacum
Dandelion
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Trifolium repens
White Clover
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Urtica dioica
Common Nettle
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
Vaccinium myrtillus
Bilberry
Higher Standedge Area
Path up to Millstone Edge
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Afternoon Session - Tetrad SD9905



Accepted Taxon
Common Name
Site
Location
Acer platanoides
Norway Maple
Moorgate Quarry
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Agrostis capillaris
Common Bent
Moorgate Quarry
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Agrostis stolonifera
Creeping Bent
Moorgate Quarry
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Alchemilla mollis
Garden Lady's-mantle
Moorgate Quarry
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Alisma plantago-aquatica
Water-plantain
Moorgate Quarry
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Anthoxanthum odoratum
Sweet Vernal-grass
Moorgate Quarry
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Arrhenatherum elatius
False Oat-grass
Moorgate Quarry
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Asplenium scolopendrium
Hart's-tongue
Moorgate Quarry
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Athyrium filix-femina
Lady-fern
Moorgate Quarry
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Betula pendula
Silver Birch
Moorgate Quarry
.
Blechnum spicant
Hard-fern
Moorgate Quarry
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Callitriche
Water-Starwort
Moorgate Quarry
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Calluna vulgaris
Heather
Moorgate Quarry
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Caltha palustris
Marsh-marigold
Moorgate Quarry
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Carex binervis
Green-ribbed Sedge
Moorgate Quarry
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Carex demissa
Common Yellow-sedge
Moorgate Quarry
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Carex flacca
Glaucous Sedge
Moorgate Quarry
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Centaurium erythraea
Common Centaury
Moorgate Quarry
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Cerastium fontanum
Common Mouse-ear
Moorgate Quarry
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Chamerion angustifolium
Rosebay Willowherb
Moorgate Quarry
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Crataegus monogyna
Hawthorn
Moorgate Quarry
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Cytisus scoparius
Broom
Moorgate Quarry
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Dactylis glomerata
Cock's-foot
Moorgate Quarry
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Deschampsia cespitosa
Tufted Hair-grass
Moorgate Quarry
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Deschampsia flexuosa
Wavy Hair-grass
Moorgate Quarry
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Dryopteris affinis subsp. affinis
Buckler-Fern
Moorgate Quarry
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Dryopteris dilatata
Broad Buckler-fern
Moorgate Quarry
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Dryopteris filix-mas
Male-fern
Moorgate Quarry
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Epilobium ciliatum
American Willowherb
Moorgate Quarry
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Epilobium hirsutum
Great Willowherb
Moorgate Quarry
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Equisetum arvense
Field Horsetail
Moorgate Quarry
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Equisetum fluviatile
Water Horsetail
Moorgate Quarry
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Eriophorum angustifolium
Common Cottongrass
Moorgate Quarry
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Fagus sylvatica
Beech
Moorgate Quarry
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Fraxinus excelsior
Ash
Moorgate Quarry
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Galium aparine
Cleavers
Moorgate Quarry
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Geranium dissectum
Cut-leaved Crane's-bill
Moorgate Quarry
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Geranium robertianum
Herb-Robert
Moorgate Quarry
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Geum urbanum
Wood Avens
Moorgate Quarry
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Gnaphalium uliginosum
Marsh Cudweed
Moorgate Quarry
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Heracleum sphondylium
Hogweed
Moorgate Quarry
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Hieracium sect. Sabauda
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Moorgate Quarry
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Holcus lanatus
Yorkshire-fog
Moorgate Quarry
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Hypericum androsaemum
Tutsan
Moorgate Quarry
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Hypochaeris radicata
Cat's-ear
Moorgate Quarry
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Ilex aquifolium
Holly
Moorgate Quarry
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Impatiens glandulifera
Indian Balsam
Moorgate Quarry
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Isolepis setacea
Bristle Club-rush
Moorgate Quarry
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Juncus articulatus
Jointed Rush
Moorgate Quarry
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Juncus effusus
Soft-rush
Moorgate Quarry
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Juncus squarrosus
Heath Rush
Moorgate Quarry
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Larix decidua
European Larch
Moorgate Quarry
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Lathyrus pratensis
Meadow Vetchling
Moorgate Quarry
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Lysimachia vulgaris
Yellow Loosestrife
Moorgate Quarry
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Matricaria discoidea
Pineappleweed
Moorgate Quarry
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Molinia caerulea
Purple Moor-grass
Moorgate Quarry
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Nardus stricta
Mat-grass
Moorgate Quarry
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Odontites vernus
Red Bartsia
Moorgate Quarry
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Phalaris arundinacea
Reed Canary-grass
Moorgate Quarry
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Plantago lanceolata
Ribwort Plantain
Moorgate Quarry
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Plantago major
Greater Plantain
Moorgate Quarry
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Poa annua
Annual Meadow-grass
Moorgate Quarry
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Potentilla anserina
Silverweed
Moorgate Quarry
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Potentilla erecta
Tormentil
Moorgate Quarry
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Prunella vulgaris
Selfheal
Moorgate Quarry
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Prunus avium
Wild Cherry
Moorgate Quarry
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Quercus petraea x robur = Q. x rosacea
Hybrid Oak
Moorgate Quarry
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Ranunculus flammula
Lesser Spearwort
Moorgate Quarry
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Ranunculus repens
Creeping Buttercup
Moorgate Quarry
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Rhododendron ponticum
Rhododendron
Moorgate Quarry
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Rorippa palustris
Marsh Yellow-cress
Moorgate Quarry
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Rosa canina agg.
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Moorgate Quarry
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Rubus fruticosus agg.
Bramble
Moorgate Quarry
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Rubus idaeus
Raspberry
Moorgate Quarry
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Rubus tricolor
Chinese Bramble
Moorgate Quarry
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Rumex acetosella
Sheep's Sorrel
Moorgate Quarry
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Rumex obtusifolius
Broad-leaved Dock
Moorgate Quarry
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Rumex sanguineus
Wood Dock
Moorgate Quarry
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Sagina procumbens
Procumbent Pearlwort
Moorgate Quarry
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Salix caprea
Goat Willow
Moorgate Quarry
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Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia
Rusty Willow
Moorgate Quarry
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Salix repens
Creeping Willow
Moorgate Quarry
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Salix viminalis
Osier
Moorgate Quarry
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Scorzoneroides autumnalis
Autumn Hawkbit
Moorgate Quarry
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Scrophularia nodosa
Common Figwort
Moorgate Quarry
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Senecio jacobaea
Common Ragwort
Moorgate Quarry
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Solidago virgaurea
Goldenrod
Moorgate Quarry
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Sorbus aucuparia
Rowan
Moorgate Quarry
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Stachys sylvatica
Hedge Woundwort
Moorgate Quarry
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Taraxacum
Dandelion
Moorgate Quarry
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Trifolium pratense
Red Clover
Moorgate Quarry
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Trifolium repens
White Clover
Moorgate Quarry
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Tussilago farfara
Colt's-foot
Moorgate Quarry
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Typha latifolia
Bulrush
Moorgate Quarry
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Ulex gallii
Western Gorse
Moorgate Quarry
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Ulmus procera
English Elm
Moorgate Quarry
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Urtica dioica
Common Nettle
Moorgate Quarry
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Veronica officinalis
Heath Speedwell
Moorgate Quarry
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Veronica persica
Common Field-speedwell
Moorgate Quarry
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Veronica serpyllifolia
Thyme-leaved Speedwell
Moorgate Quarry
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Vicia cracca
Tufted Vetch
Moorgate Quarry
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Vicia sepium
Bush Vetch
Moorgate Quarry
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