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APPENDIX 9.2          PLANT SPECIES LIST.

The DAFOR scale is used to indicate abundance of species: D – dominant, A – abundant, F – frequent, O – occasional, R — rare. ‘L’ indicates a local rather than widespread distribution, e g OLA would be used to describe a species that was found occasionally throughout the survey site, but was abundant in one or two areas.

The areas on the site are represented as follows:

DRough grasslandHTall ruderal vegetation
EShort turfISevern bankside trees
FSandy bankJRecreation ground
GScrub/grassland mosaic

U represents species that are uncommon in Worcestershire

Scientific nameCommon nameAbundance (DAFOR)
DEFGHIJ
Acer platanoidesNorway mapleLF
Acer pseudoplatanusSycamoreRO
Achillea millefoliumYarrowORRRF
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse-chestnut R
Agrostis_capillarisCommon bentOOO
Agrostis_stoloniferaCreeping bentLFOLA
Alnus glutinosaAlderR
Anisantha-sterilisBarren bromeROLFOLF
Alliaria_petiolataGarlic mustardLF
Anthyllis_vulnerariaKidney vetch UR
Anthriscus sylvestrisCow parsleyR
Arctium minusLesser burdockRR
Armoracia rusticanaHorse-radish LFROLFLF
Arrhenatherum elatiusFalse oat-grassDRAFLA
Artemisia vulgarisMugwortOOO
Artemisia absinthiumAbsinthLF
Arum maculatum
Lords-and-ladiesRR
Aster x salignus
Common Michaelmas-daisy OLFLF
Ballota nigraBlack horehoundLF
Bellis perennis
Daisy ROLF
Bromus hordeaceus

Soft bromeLFOOLF
Calystegia sepium
Hedge bindweedOLFFLAFLALA
Capsella bursa-pastorisShepherd‘ s-purseRO
Carduus nutans

Musk thistleLF
Carex hirta
Hairy sedgeRLF
Centaurea nigra
Common knapweedLFR
Cerastium fontanum
Common mouse-earRO
Chenopodium albumFat-henO
Cirsium arvense
Creeping thistleOLFROOLAF
Cirsium vulgareSpear thistleOR
Conium maculatum
HemlockRR
Convolvulus arvensisField bindweedROLAFLF
Conyza canadensisCanadian fleabaneO

 

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