Broadoak Community Orchard

A delighful small community orchard with very old apple trees and lots of wild flowers.

 

Site Name Broadoak Community Orchard
Protection
  • Dorset Wildlife Trust
Interest
2
County Dorset
More Information https://www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/nature-reserves/broadoak-orchard
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Broadoak Community Orchard

Broadoak Community Orchard

50.911850334891, -2.3012016545484
Dorset Wildlife Trust
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
B3

Calcareous Grassland

14
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

10
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
H6

Sand Dunes

9
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

8
A2

Scrub

8
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

8
F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

7
E3

Fen and carr

6
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
W10

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

13
W08

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

11
MG05

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

10
W09

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

9
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

9
MG06

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

7
MG07

Lolium perenne [Perennial ryegrass] and related species grassland

6
W22

Prunus spinosa - Rubus fruticosus [Blackthorn/Bramble] scrub

5
W21

Crataegus monogyna - Hedera helix [Hawthorn/Ivy] scrub

5
M23

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

5
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Site Diary
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17-06-15

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The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 43
Insects & other inverts 6
Fungi & Lichen 4
Birds 3