Sutton Holmes Nature Reserve

A small area of wet meadow covered in flowers in mid summer.

 

Site Name Sutton Holmes Nature Reserve
Protection
  • Dorset Wildlife Trust
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
2
County Dorset
More Information https://www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/nature-reserves/sutton-holms
SSSI https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/SiteDetail.aspx?SiteCode=S1003995…
Site Projects
Sutton Holmes Nature Reserve

Sutton Holmes Nature Reserve

50.885776597564, -1.9200596337057
Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2
These are the habitat types that MAY be present on the site based on the species recorded there (top 10 only shown):
Phase 1 Habitat Types Description No of Species
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

13
B3

Calcareous Grassland

11
A2

Scrub

10
F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

10
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

9
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
E3

Fen and carr

7
H6

Sand Dunes

7
c3.1

Other tall herb & fen - ruderal

5
These are the number of species for NVC codes on the site - it DOES NOT mean that the NVC community is actually present on the site: it might be! (Top 10 only shown):
NVC Community Description No of Species
MG05

Cynosurus cristatus - Centaurea nigra [Crested Dogs-tail/Black knapweed] grassland

13
W08

Fraxinus excelsior - Acer campestre - Mercurialis perennis [Ash/Field Maple/Dog's Mercury] woodland

13
W10

Quercus robur - Pteridium aquilinum - Rubus fruticosus [Pedunculate Oak/Bracken/Bramble] woodland

13
W09

Fraxinus excelsior - Sorbus aucuparia - Mercurialis perennis [Ash/Rowan/Dog's Mercury] woodland

12
W07

Alnus - Fraxinus - Lysimachia nemorum [Alder/Ash/Yellow Pimpernel] woodland

11
M23

Juncus effusus - Galium palustre [Soft Rush/Marsh Bedstraw] rush pasture

10
M28

Iris pseudacorus - Filipendula ulmaria [Yellow Iris/Meadowsweet] mire

9
M27

Filipendula ulmaria - Angelica sylvestris [Meadowsweet/Wild Angelica] mire

8
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

7
MG06

Lolium perenne - Cynosurus cristatus [Perennial ryegrass/Crested dog's tail] grassland

7
Site Notables
Site Diary
Project:
Diary Date Sort descending Notes Project Click for records and photos
17-06-15

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The number of species recorded per species group: