Moors Valley Country Park

A large children's play ground but also an excellent nature trail through damp meadows and by streams.

 

Site Name Moors Valley Country Park
Protection
  • Dorset Council
Interest
3
County Dorset
More Information https://www.moors-valley.co.uk/
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Moors Valley Country Park

Moors Valley Country Park

50.850409528119, -1.8484359808349
Dorset Council
3
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
D1

Dwarf Shrub Heath

20
E3

Fen and carr

16
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

15
B3

Calcareous Grassland

14
E2

Flush and Spring

14
A2

Scrub

12
H6

Sand Dunes

12
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

11
F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

11
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

10
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
M23

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

15
W10

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

15
W08

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

14
W09

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

13
MG05

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

13
W07

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

12
M24

Molinia caerulea - Cirsium dissectum [Purple Moor Grass/Meadow Thistle] fen meadow

12
M25

Molinia caerulea - Potentilla erecta [Purple Moor Grass/Tormentil] mire

11
M27

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

11
M15

Trichophorum germanicum - Erica tetralix [Deer-grass/Cross-leaved heath] wet heath

10
Site Notables
Site Diary
Project:
Diary Date Sort descending Notes Project Click for records and photos
02-09-15

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The number of species recorded per species group: