Cherry Orchard Diglis


1.    Date: 1980 — 1982    Surveyor:    S. M. Timms

2.    Date: 14.06.86.              Surveyors:    S. M. Timms,    W. R. C. Watson.
Cherry Orchard recreation ground.
For:    Christopher Betts Consulting and Applied Ecologists.

U indicates plant species that are scattered and uncommon in Worcestershire.

Aglais urticaeSmall tortoiseshell 1Pieris napiGreen-veined white 1
Anthocharis cardaminesOrange tip 1Pieris rapaeSmall white 1
Inachis ioPeacock 1Polygonia  c-album Comma 1
Lasiommata megeraWall brown 1Polyommatus icarusCommon blue 1
Lycaena phlaeasSmall copper 1Pyronia tithonusGatekeeper 1
Maniola JurtinaMeadow brown 1Thymelicus sylvestrisSmall skipper 1
Pararge aegeriaSpeckled wood 1Vanessa atalantaRed admiral 1


Trees (seedling colonisers)
Acer campestreField maple 1Salix albaWhite willow 1
Alnus glutinosaAlder 1Salix caprea Goat willow 1
Crataegus monogynaCommon hawthorn 1Salix FragilisCrack willow 1
Cytisus scopariusBroom 1Salix viminalisOsiers 1
Fraxinus excelsiorAsh 1,2Sambucus nigraElder 1,2
Malus sp.Cultivated apple 2Ulex europaeusCommon gorse 1
Quercus roburPedunculate oak 1Ulmus glabraWych elm 1



Alopecurus pratensisMeadow foxtail 2Festuca rubraRed fescue 2
Anisantha sterilis Barren brome 2Hordeum murinum Wall barley 2
Bromus hordeaceusSoft-brome 2Lolium perennePerennial rye-grass 2
Dactylis glomerata Cock’s-foot 2Poa annuaAnnual meadow-grass 2
Elymus repensCouch 2 Poa trivialis Rough-stalked meadow-grass 2



Equisetum arvenseField horsetail 2Pteridium aquilinumBracken 2

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