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The Wetlands
Restoration Project

Kingfisher Pond
Plant Species Survey

This walking survey of the flora present was conducted in the summer of 1991 following the completion of excavation work in earlier in the year. The area had been cleared of rhododendron in 1990.
Trees Herbs, etc
Alder Enchanter's Nightshade
Birch, Silver Creeping Buttercup
Oak, English Herb Robert
Oak, Sessile Brooklime
Pine, Scots Hairy Bittercress
Willow Duckweed
  Yellow Flag
Shrubs Broad-leafed Willowherb
Bramble Broad-leafed Dock
Rhododendron Broad-leafed Plantain
Heather Nettle
  Valerian
Reeds, Sedges & Rushes Cleavers
Lesser Reed Mace Greater Spearwort
Branched Bur-reed White Water Lily
Dwarf Rush Persicaria
Soft Rush Mouse-Eared Chickweed
  Japanese Knotweed
Ferns Pineapple Weed
Bracken Gipsy Wort
Hard Fern  
  Grasses
  Couch Grass

 

1991 Species Totals

Trees

6

Shrubs

3

Reeds, Sedges & Rushes

4

Herbs, etc  

20

Ferns

2

Grasses

1

Total

36

 

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Before the Restoration


Kingfisher Pond completely dried up and the rhododendron cleared.  Note Scots pines marking former island

 

 

 

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