Corfe Mullen Meadow Nature Reserve

A remnant of what was once a series of fields that ran along a river valley to the west of Corfe Mullen

 

Site Name Corfe Mullen Meadow Nature Reserve
Protection
  • Dorset Wildlife Trust
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
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County Dorset
More Information https://www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/nature-reserves/corfe-mullen-meadows
SSSI https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/SiteDetail.aspx?SiteCode=S1006519…
Site Projects
Corfe Mullen Meadow Nature Reserve

Corfe Mullen Meadow Nature Reserve

50.77436709669, -2.0310559855316
Dorset Wildlife Trust, 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
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

13
B3

Calcareous Grassland

13
A2

Scrub

9
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

9
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

8
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
H6

Sand Dunes

8
D1

Dwarf Shrub Heath

6
c3.1

Other tall herb & fen - ruderal

5
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

9
MG05

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

9
W08

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

8
W09

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

8
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

7
W07

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

7
MG09

Holcus lanatus - Deschampsia cespitosa [Yorkshire Fog/Tufted Hair-grass] grassland

6
MG10

Holcus lanatus - Juncus effusus [Yorkshire Fog/Soft Rush] rush pasture

6
W25

Rubus fruticosus - Pteridium aquilinum [Bramble/Bracken] underscrub

5
M22

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

5
Site Notables
Site Diary
Diary Date Notes Project Click for records and photos
15-05-12

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The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 33
Birds 5
Insects & other inverts 1
Non-flowering Plants 1