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Plants

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Creeping flower-moss - Amblystegium serpens


Scarlet Pimpernel - Anagallis arvensis


Wood Anemone - Anemone nemorosa

These flowers can be seen in spring.


Wild Angelica - Angelica sylvestris


Yellow Camomile - Anthemis tinctoria


Sweet Vernal-grass - Anthoxanthum odoratum


Cow Parsley - Anthriscus sylvestris

This is not a common plant on the reserve. It can be found by the easy access hide.


Fool's Water Cress - Apium nodiflorum


Columbine - Aquilegia vulgaris


Lesser Burdock - Arctium minus

These large plants, which can grow up to 3 metres high, can be found along Risedale Beck. The purple flowers can be seen from July.


False Oat-grass - Arrhenatherum elatius


Arum italicum

This plant was found growing in a large patch on the bankside of Risedale Beck.


Lords-and-ladies - Arum maculatum

Wild Arum flowers can be seen during May in the woodlands. Unfortunately quite often they are nibbled and so do not produce the poisonous red berries in autumn.


Lady-Fern - Athyrium filix-femina


Atrichum undulatum


Bog Groove-moss - Aulacomnium palustre

This moss was found in flushes, fens and in woodland


Wintercress - Barbarea vulgaris


Lesser Bird's-claw Beard-moss - Barbula convoluta


Barbula unguiculata


Daisy - Bellis perennis

Daisy is a corruption of "day's eye" . The Daisy opens its flower as noon approaches and then closes up for the evening.


Lesser Water-parsnip - Berula erecta


Silver Birch - Betula pendula

Silver Birch grows through out the reserve and in autumn, can turn some areas yellow.


Downy Birch - Betula pubescens


Hard Fern - Blechnum spicant

This fern was originally recorded in 2003 in the coppice block. It was found in the coppice block during a ‘Worky Day’ in November 2018. Unfortunately we do not know if this is the original fern!


False Brome - Brachypodium sylvaticum


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