Howard Phillips – Heron Way outing, 31st May 2023

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List of species seen on 31st May 2023 on a walk led by Mike Gosling around the bridle way behind the golf course.

Thanks to Mike for leading this very informative walk and teaching us how to identify mosses and lichens. Species listed in Mike’s handout.

  • Flowering Plants
  • Bluebell Hyacinthoides x massartiana
  • Broad-leaved Dock Rumex obtusifolius
  • Brooklime Veronica beccabunga
  • Bush Vetch Vicia sepium
  • Cleavers Galium aparine
  • Common Vetch Vicia sativa
  • Cow Parsley Anthyriscus sylvestris
  • Creeping Buttercup Ranunculus repens
  • Cut-leaved Cranesbill Geranium dissectum
  • Dandelion Taraxacum sp.
  • Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata
  • Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea
  • Herb Robert Geranium robertianum
  • Himalayan Balsam Impatiens glandulifera
  • Hogweed Heracleum sphondylium
  • Horseradish Armoracia rusticana
  • Ladies Bedstraw Galium verum
  • Lesser Celandine Ranunculus verna
  • Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris
  • Meadow Cranesbill Geranium pratense
  • Nettle Urtica dioica
  • Rape Brassica napus
  • Red Clover Trifoloium pratense
  • Teasel Dipsacus fullonum
  • Wood Avens Geum urbanum
  • Wood Burdock Arctium nemorosum
  • White Clover Trifolium repens
  • Wood Dock Rumex sanguineus
  • Wood Forget-me-not Myosotis sylvatica
  • Mosses
  • Ulota phyllantha
  • Orthotricum affine
  • Grimmia pulvinata
  • Amblystegium serpens
  • Cryphaea heteromalia
  • Lichens
  • Lecidella elaeochroma
  • Xanthoria parietina
  • Melanelixia glabratula
  • Physcia aipolia
  • Physcia sp.
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