Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve

An enormous iron age fort; the ground has been pretty much undisturbed for centuries and as a result has all sorts of interesting flowers and associated insects.

 

Site Name Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve
Protection
  • National Trust
  • National Nature Reserve
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
1
County Dorset
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Site Projects
Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve

Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve

50.913962784319, -2.2192005548014
National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
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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
H6

Sand Dunes

19
B3

Calcareous Grassland

15
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

15
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

9
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

9
H2

Saltmarsh

9
B2

Neutral Grassland

7
D3

Lichen/Bryophyte heath

7
H4

Rocks above high tide mark

7
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
W08

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

13
W09

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

10
CG02

Festuca ovina - Helictotrichon pratense [Sheep's Fescue/Meadow Oat-grass] grassland

8
W10

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

7
CG01

Festuca ovina - Calluna vulgaris [Sheeps Fescue/Ling] grassland

7
CG03

Bromopsis erecta [Upright Brome] grassland

6
CG06

Helictotrichon pubescens [Downy Oat-grass] grassland

6
CG07

Festuca ovina - Pilosella officinarum - Thymus polytrichum [Sheeps Fescue/Mouse-ear hawkweed/Wild Thyme] grassland

6
MG05

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

5
CG10

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

5
Site Diary
Project:
Diary Date Sort descending Notes Project Click for records and photos
02-09-10

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The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 40
Insects & other inverts 9
Birds 7
Non-flowering Plants 1