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2008 SITE SURVEY MARSH FIELD SITE 166

OS REF:SK586131

Species shown in bold are Local Wildlife Site Criteria (indicator species of good grassland and habitat).

Date: 30th May 2008

Visit by Marion Vincent to check out three species.
Good stands of:
Marsh Marigold
Ragged Robin
Lady's Smock (Cuckoo Flower)

Date: 27th June 2008

Visit by Marion Vincent and Lesley Walton.
Specied recorded:
Meadowsweet
Meadow vetchling
Meadow buttercup
Sorrel
Red Clover
Greater bird's-foot trefoil
Common marsh bedstraw
Creeping buttercup
Creeping thistle
Daisy
Common mouse-ear
Spear thistle
White clover
Stinging nettle
Brooklime
Water-cress
Fool's water-cress
Celery'leaved buttercup
Silverweed
Meadow cranesbill
Germander speedwell
Great willowherb
Greater plantain
Redshank
Water figwort
Self heal
Pineapple mayweed
Bog stitchwort

Date: 5th August 2008

Common birds-foot trefoil
Autumn hawksbit
Hairy sedge
Marsh thistle
Marsh bedstraw
Soft rush
Hard rush
Jointed rush
Skullcap
Bog stitchwort
Lesser stitchwort
Marsh willowherb
Great willowherb
Winter-cress
Yarrow
Ragwort
Flag iris
Clustered dock
Ribwort plantain
Common mouse-ear
Common bent
Falso oat-grass
Floating sweet-grass
Yorkshire fog
Timothy
Perrenial rye-grass
Cock's-foot
Crested dog's-tail
Tufted hair-grass
Sweet vernal-grass
Meadow foxtail
Marsh foxtail.

On the pond area:
Common duckweed
Gypsywort
Common spike-rush
Fool's water-cress
Water forget-me-not
Brooklime
Great willowherb
Jointed rush
Soft rush
Hard rush

The Wildlife Site Visit Report is dated 19th May 2004 and a follow-up visit dated 5th August 2008. Furthet information from The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust