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The Wetlands Restoration Project

Southern Lake
Plant Species Survey : July 1991 continued

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 1988. At this time regeneration was largely confined to the wetter areas.

Herbs

Broad-leafed Willowherb
Bittercress
Persicaria
Mouse-eared Chickweed
Creeping Buttercup
Lesser Bindweed
Larger Bindweed
Yellow Flag
White Clover
Cleavers
Kidney Vetch
Brooklime
Broad-leafed Dock
Narrow-leafed Dock
Water Plantain
Woody Nightshade
Enchanter's Nightshade
Creeping Thistle
Marsh Bedstraw
Yellow Pimpernel
Woundwort
Angelica
Gypsy Wort
Broad-leafed Plantain
Foxglove
Herb Robert
Hemlock Water Dropwort
Water Mint
Valerian
Nettle
White Water Lily
Dandelion
Cinquefoil
Herb Bennet
Square Stemmed St. John's Wort
Upright St. John's Wort
Red Campion
Honeysuckle
Bugle
Greater Burdock
Marsh Thistle
Perennial Sow Thistle
Lesser Spearwort
Water Forget-Me-Not
Tutsan
Ivy
 

Grasses

Annual Meadow Grass
Couch Grass
Floating Sweet Grass
Glaucous Sweet Grass
Meadow Fescue
Perennial Rye Grass
Sheep's Bent
Timothy
Yorkshire Fog

 

Species Totals

Trees

10

Shrubs

3

Reeds, Sedges & Rushes

6

Herbs, etc

46

Ferns

2

Grasses 

9

   
TOTAL

76

 

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