White Sheet Plantation

Forestry Commision plantation near Verwood

Site Name White Sheet Plantation
Protection
  • Forestry
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
2
County Dorset
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White Sheet Plantation

50.832760887821, -1.9331948573268
Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
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

15
A2

Scrub

12
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

11
D1

Dwarf Shrub Heath

8
A1.2

Conifer Plantation

5
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

4
E1

Bog

4
E3

Fen and carr

4
D2

Wet Dwarf Shrub Heath

3
H6

Sand Dunes

3
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

8
W04

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

6
W16

Quercus - Betula - Deschampsia flexuosa [Oak/Birch/Wavy Hair-grass] woodland

4
W07

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

4
W14

Fagus sylvatica - Rubus fruticosus [Beech/Bramble] woodland

3
W25

Rubus fruticosus - Pteridium aquilinum [Bramble/Bracken] underscrub

3
W09

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

3
W08

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

2
W12

Fagus sylvatica - Mercurialis perennis [Beech/Dog's mercury] woodland

2
W21

Crataegus monogyna - Hedera helix [Hawthorn/Ivy] scrub

2
The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 17
Non-flowering Plants 6
Fungi & Lichen 2
Birds 1