Spotted by Volunteer Stephanie. First logged June 2021 Epipactis Helleborine, common names – Broad Leaved Helleborine Family Orchid Status Common (AWVP) Ten Acres Habitation Appeared in mid 2021 after works to the canopy light and path restoration. Two single specimens found so far, one by the pathway just before the […]

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 13/05/20 Galium Aparine, common names – Goosegrass, sticky weed, cleavers Family Rubiaceae Status Common Ten Acres Habitation Found at the entrance to Bewedly Road and along the river meadow edges on both sides of the river.

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 29/06/20 Chamerion Angustifolium, common names – Rosebay Willowherb, Fireweed Family Onagraceae Status Common Ten Acres Habitation Along the river rea banks. Sighting include up beyond hazelwell and further down past ten acres. Very common all along the river rea.

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 30/06/20 Lapsana Communis, common name Nipplewort Family Asteraceae Status Common Ten Acres Habitation Along the meadow/hedge edges on the park side of the river rea. Predominantly in the upper quarter nearer the flood reservoir.

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 29/06/20 Heracleum Sphondylium, common name Common Hogweed Family Apiaceae Status Common Ten Acres Habitation Along the river edge on both sides of the river rea.

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 13/05/2020 Reynoutria Japonica, common name: Japanese Knotweed. Family Polygonaceae Status: Invasive Pest Species Japanese knotweed can sprout from very small sections of rhizomes. Under the provisions made within Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, it is an offence to cause Japanese […]

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 29/06/20 Garanium Molle, common name – Doves-foot Cranesbill, Wild Geranium Family Geranium Status Commonly Widespread Details Low to short, densely and softly- hairy semi-prostrate plant. Leaves rounded and divided beyond halfway into 5 to 7 wedge-shaped lobes. Stems with long white hairs. Flowers pinkish […]

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 30/06/20 Lathyrus Pratensis, common name – Meadow vetch. Family Legume Status Commonly Widespread Details Lathyrus pratensis is also a host plant for ovipositioning of the wood white butterfly. A scrambling plant, Meadow vetchling has yellow flowers. It is a member of the pea family […]

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 30/06/20 Heracleum Mantegazzianum, common name Giant Hogweed. Family Apiaceae Status Non-Native Invasive Pest Details The sap of giant hogweed is phototoxic and causes phytophotodermatitis in humans, resulting in blisters and scars. These serious reactions are due to the furanocoumarin derivatives in the leaves, roots, […]

Spotted by Volunteer Stephanie. First logged 23/03/20 Petasites Hybridus, common name – Butterbur Family Asteraceae Status Fairly frequent in suitable habitats throughout Britain, except in the far north of Scotland. Details Short to tall, hairy, patch forming plant that grows each year from a creeping rhizome. The leaves are large, […]