As you maybe aware myself and Peter from YWT welcomed the Bradford Botany Group to Low Moor Banks on 23/6/21 for an updated plant survey of the site.
The original plant list stood at 157 species.
The group on the night found an excellent total of 129 species.
Finding a further 31 new species! which brings the total to 188 species for Low Moor Banks
Below is a list of the new species that were found and the full list of plants for Low Moor Banks can be found under Plant Species (Scroll down) on the main page of this website.
May I take this opportunity to once again thank all the members of the group for their assistance and knowledge in help us to demonstrate what a wonderful wildlife site this is.
Please find below the new 31 Species found by the Bradford Botony Group.
Hairy Dog rose Rosa corymbifera
Raspberry Rubus idaeus
Goat Willow X Grey Willow Salix x reichardtii
Common Figwort Scophularia nodosa
Orange Whitebeam Sorbus croceocarpa
Broad-leaved Whitebeam Sorbus latifolia
Wych Elm Ulmus glabra
Short-fruited Willowherb Epilobium obscurm
Meadowsweet Flipendula ulmaria
Shining Crane’s-bill Geranium lucidum
Druce’s Crane’s-bill Geranium x oxonianum
Wood Avens Geum urbanum
Hoary Mustard Hirschfeldia incana
Hoary Ragwort Jacobaea erucifolia
Hybrid Larch Larix I marschlinsii
Heath Wood-rush Luzula multiflora ssp.multiflora
Spreading Meadow-grass Poa humilis
Smooth Meadow-grass Poa pratenis
Wild Cherry Prunus avium
Sessile Oak Quercus robur
Field Maple Acer campestre
Norway Maple Acer platanoides
Creeping Bent Agrostis stolonfera
Grey Adler Alnus incana
Alder x Grey Alder Alnus x hybrid
Marsh Foxtail Alopecurus geniculatus
Soft-Brome Bromus hordeaceus
Grey Sedge Carex divulsa spp.leersii
Oval Sedge Carex leporine
Dogwood Cornus sanguinea ssp.australis
Bullate Cotoneaster Cotoneaster rehderi