Wareham Forest (Lower Hyde Heath)

A circular walk around an extensive area of wet heath and bog in Wareham Forest

 

Site Name Wareham Forest (Lower Hyde Heath)
Protection
  • Amphibian & Reptile Conservation
  • Forestry
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
3
County Dorset
More Information https://www.arc-trust.org/south-west-hyde
SSSI https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/SiteDetail.aspx?SiteCode=S2000103…
Site Projects
Wareham Forest (Lower Hyde Heath)

Wareham Forest (Lower Hyde Heath)

50.73132711213, -2.1719229325698
Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Forestry, 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
H6

Sand Dunes

15
B3

Calcareous Grassland

14
A2

Scrub

12
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

11
E1

Bog

9
E3

Fen and carr

9
J1

Cultivated/disturbed land

9
B2

Neutral Grassland

8
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
M15

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

12
M23

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

11
W10

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

11
W07

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

9
W04

Betula pubescens - Molinia caerulea [Downy Birch/Purple Moor Grass] woodland

8
M16

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

8
M25

Molinia caerulea - Potentilla erecta [Purple Moor Grass/Tormentil] mire

8
MG05

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

8
W09

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

7
M24

Molinia caerulea - Cirsium dissectum [Purple Moor Grass/Meadow Thistle] fen meadow

7
Site Notables
Displaying 1 - 2 of 2
The number of species recorded per species group: