Creech Heath National Nature Reserve

A corner of Stoborough Heath National Nature Reserve; heathland managed for reptiles. There is also a large pond, the remains of clay extraction.

 

Site Name Creech Heath National Nature Reserve
Protection
  • Amphibian & Reptile Conservation
  • National Nature Reserve
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
3
County Dorset
More Information https://www.arc-trust.org/creech-heath
SSSI https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/SiteDetail.aspx?SiteCode=S1003232…
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Creech Heath National Nature Reserve

Creech Heath National Nature Reserve

50.654499879681, -2.1144163736956
Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3
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
D1

Dwarf Shrub Heath

20
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

15
E2

Flush and Spring

15
B3

Calcareous Grassland

14
E3

Fen and carr

14
H6

Sand Dunes

14
A2

Scrub

12
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

11
E1

Bog

10
F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

10
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

12
M15

Trichophorum germanicum - Erica tetralix [Deer-grass/Cross-leaved heath] wet heath

12
W10

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

11
W07

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

11
W08

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

10
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

9
M23

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

9
CG10

Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris - Thymus polythricus [Sheeps Fescue/Common Bent/Wild Thyme] grassland

8
M16

Erica tetralix - Sphagnum compactum [Cross-leaved heath/Compact Bog-moss] wet heath

8
W09

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

8
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Site Diary
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24-07-11

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The number of species recorded per species group: