Wareham West Mill

A pleasant walk across short turf grassland bordering the water meadows to the south of the River Piddle 

 

Site Name Wareham West Mill
Protection
  • Open Access
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
4
County Dorset
More Information
SSSI https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/SiteDetail.aspx?SiteCode=S1005800…
Site Projects Wareham Wanders 2022
Wareham West Mill

Wareham West Mill

50.687437360434, -2.1292007099652
Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4
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
F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

21
D1

Dwarf Shrub Heath

19
E2

Flush and Spring

16
E3

Fen and carr

16
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

15
B3

Calcareous Grassland

14
F1

Swamp

13
H6

Sand Dunes

13
J1

Cultivated/disturbed land

13
A2

Scrub

12
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
M23

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

21
M24

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

18
M25

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

18
W10

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

18
MG05

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

17
M22

Juncus subnodulosus - Cirsium palustre [Blunt-flowered Rush/Marsh Thistle] fen meadow

15
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

15
W08

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

14
M27

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

14
CG10

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

13
Site Notables
The number of species recorded per species group: