Woolland Hill

A unique habitat on the North Dorset ridge offering exceptional views as far as the distant coast of Wales

 

Site Name Woolland Hill
Protection
  • Open Access
Interest
2
County Dorset
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Woolland Hill

Woolland Hill

50.851642754367, -2.3224270288927
Open Access
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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
D1

Dwarf Shrub Heath

20
B3

Calcareous Grassland

14
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

11
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

11
H6

Sand Dunes

11
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

9
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
J1

Cultivated/disturbed land

8
A2

Scrub

7
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

16
W08

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

14
W10

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

14
W16

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

6
W21

Crataegus monogyna - Hedera helix [Hawthorn/Ivy] scrub

6
CG10

Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris - Thymus polythricus [Sheeps Fescue/Common Bent/Wild Thyme] grassland

6
W12

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

5
MG05

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

5
W07

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

4
W25

Rubus fruticosus - Pteridium aquilinum [Bramble/Bracken] underscrub

3
Site Diary
Project:
Diary Date Sort descending Notes Project Click for records and photos
12-05-12

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The number of species recorded per species group: