Bennetts Water Gardens

Once clay pits for the local brick works now beautifully transformed into a water garden which is home to the national water lily collection

 

Site Name Bennetts Water Gardens
Protection
  • Commercial
Interest
2
County Dorset
More Information http://www.bennettswatergardens.com/
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Bennetts Water Gardens

Bennetts Water Gardens

50.61750126235, -2.4953607982407
Commercial
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
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

13
B3

Calcareous Grassland

13
A2

Scrub

10
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

8
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

8
E2

Flush and Spring

7
H6

Sand Dunes

7
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

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
W10

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

14
W09

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

13
W08

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

12
W07

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

11
MG05

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

11
M27

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

9
M23

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

9
M28

Iris pseudacorus - Filipendula ulmaria [Yellow Iris/Meadowsweet] mire

8
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

8
W21

Crataegus monogyna - Hedera helix [Hawthorn/Ivy] scrub

6
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Site Diary
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05-06-17

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The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 56
Insects & other inverts 12
Birds 6
Non-flowering Plants 5