Chilfrome

A walk that takes you very close to the River Frome, one of the Dorset chalk streams rich in wildlife; a delightful stroll in summer

 
 

Site Name Chilfrome
Protection
  • Open Access
Interest
3
County Dorset
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Chilfrome

Chilfrome

50.786015712439, -2.5808410348696
Open Access
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
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

15
F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

12
J1

Cultivated/disturbed land

12
B3

Calcareous Grassland

11
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

10
A2

Scrub

10
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
F1

Swamp

6
J3

Built-up areas

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
W09

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

14
W08

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

13
W10

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

12
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

12
W07

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

9
W21

Crataegus monogyna - Hedera helix [Hawthorn/Ivy] scrub

7
W22

Prunus spinosa - Rubus fruticosus [Blackthorn/Bramble] scrub

6
W06

Alnus glutinosa - Urtica dioica [Alder/common nettle] woodland

6
M27

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

6
M28

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

6
Site Diary
Diary Date Notes Project Click for records and photos
04-07-09

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The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 70
Birds 16
Insects & other inverts 16
Non-flowering Plants 6
Mammals 1