Melbury Park

A pleasant walk through the Melbury Park estate on public footpaths

 
 

Site Name Melbury Park
Protection
  • Open Access
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
2
County Dorset
More Information https://www.parksandgardens.org/places/melbury-park
SSSI https://magic.defra.gov.uk/MagicMap.aspx?startTopic=Designations&activelayer=ss…
Site Projects
Melbury Park

Melbury Park

50.866310985481, -2.6073052477592
Open Access, 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
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

11
A2

Scrub

9
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

7
A1.2

Conifer Plantation

5
B2

Neutral Grassland

5
J1

Cultivated/disturbed land

5
B3

Calcareous Grassland

3
E2

Flush and Spring

3
A3

Parkland /scattered trees

2
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

17
W09

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

17
W10

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

15
W07

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

8
W21

Crataegus monogyna - Hedera helix [Hawthorn/Ivy] scrub

6
W22

Prunus spinosa - Rubus fruticosus [Blackthorn/Bramble] scrub

6
W12

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

5
W16

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

4
W25

Rubus fruticosus - Pteridium aquilinum [Bramble/Bracken] underscrub

3
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

3
Site Diary
Project:
Diary Date Sort descending Notes Project Click for records and photos
15-04-09

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The number of species recorded per species group: