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Offwell Wetland Survey

Area C2 - Stagnant Standing Water Zone

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This area is in the north west of the wetland, adjacent to the stream entrance (diagram). There is permanent stagnant standing water here. It is only a few centimetres deep. Plants characteristic of this area are rushes, Lesser Spearwort, grasses and Broad-leaved Pondweed.

 

Plant Species List for Area C2

Salicaceae

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Salix caprea agg. Goat Willow
Betulaceae

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Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. Alder
Ranunculaceae

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Ranunculus flammula L. Lesser Spearwort
Callitrichaceae

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Callitriche stagnalis Scop. Common Water-Starwort
Potamogetonaceae

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Potamogeton natans L. Broad-leaved Pondweed
Graminae

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Glyceria fluitans (L.) R. Br. Floating Sweet Grass
Juncaceae

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Juncus bulbosus L. Bulbous Rush
Juncus effusus L. Soft Rush


These species lists are not exhaustive. They represent  initial collections and identifications carried out in early autumn. Many species of flowering plants may already have flowered and died back at this time and would therefore have been missed. These lists will be updated periodically.

 

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