Beaked Hawks-beard

Common Name Beaked Hawks-beard
Scientific Name Crepis vesicaria
Family Daisy Family Compositae
Interest
1
Description This is a common 'weed', especially in our garden in spring! 
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Slepe Heath

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Middlebere Heath

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Middlebere Farm

National Trust
4

Longham Lakes

Open Access
3

Wareham Common - West

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Millhams Mead Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve
3

Badbury Rings Hill Fort

National Trust
5

Swyre Head

Open Access
3

Oakers Wood and Bog

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Carey

Open Access
5

Stoborough Heath National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Ballard Down

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Powerstock Common Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Bindon Hill

Open Access
3

Priory Meadows and Redcliffe

Holmebridge

Open Access
3

Bog Lane Natural Green Space

These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
The number of records for each month for this species; it gives an idea of the best time to see it (although for plants this does not necessarily mean it was in flower):
Month No of Records
05: May 1
06: June 2
07: July 6
08: August 1
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Badbury Rings Hill Fort Occasional
Ballard Down

Common on the grassy slopes

26-05-13
Bindon Hill

Present

29-08-13
Bog Lane Natural Green Space

Local

23-07-20
Carey Present
Holmebridge

Occasional

16-07-20
Longham Lakes
Middlebere Farm

Occasional

08-07-20
Middlebere Heath

Occasional

29-07-20
Millhams Mead Local Nature Reserve

Present

25-06-13
Oakers Wood and Bog Occasional
Powerstock Common Nature Reserve Present
Priory Meadows and Redcliffe Common
Slepe Heath

Occasional

17-06-20
Stoborough Heath National Nature Reserve Present
Swyre Head

Present

23-07-12
Wareham Common - West

Frequent

28-07-20