South Poorton Nature Reserve

A mixture of south facing escarpment which descends to wet woodland, fen and marshy grassland. 

 

Site Name South Poorton Nature Reserve
Protection
  • Dorset Wildlife Trust
Interest
2
County Dorset
More Information https://www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/nature-reserves/south-poorton
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South Poorton Nature Reserve

South Poorton Nature Reserve

50.777138564222, -2.6913788121966
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
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

15
B3

Calcareous Grassland

14
A2

Scrub

12
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

10
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

9
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
H6

Sand Dunes

8
E2

Flush and Spring

6
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
W08

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

12
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

12
W09

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

11
W10

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

11
MG05

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

11
CG03

Bromopsis erecta [Upright Brome] grassland

8
CG06

Helictotrichon pubescens [Downy Oat-grass] grassland

7
M23

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

7
W07

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

6
CG01

Festuca ovina - Calluna vulgaris [Sheeps Fescue/Ling] grassland

6
Site Diary
Project:
Diary Date Sort descending Notes Project Click for records and photos
22-05-12

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The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 53
Birds 4
Insects & other inverts 4
Non-flowering Plants 1