Category Archives: Christchurch Bexleyheath cemetery

Cemeteries are haven for Harebell and other uncommon plants

Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) , a rare plant in London, and other species that are uncommon in the capital or Bexley,  such as various low-growing clovers, Trailing St. John’s-wort, Changing Forget-me-not and Ivy Broomrape find a haven in the Borough’s cemeteries where … Continue reading

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Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) at Foots Cray – 60 years on ….

A small patch of Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) was found by myself on my first ever visit to the churchyard of All Saints on Rectory Lane on October 22nd, with two flowers still open and several empty seed heads. Being right up … Continue reading

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Conserving some of Bexley’s rare plants

The latest e-mail from the Kent Botanical Recording Group, which is producing a comprehensive register of rare plants in the county (which in this case includes that part of west Kent that is now in Greater London) called for information … Continue reading

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Shopping in Bexleyheath? – ‘check out’ the wildlife ….

Another couple of Jersey Tiger Moths seen yesterday (July 28th) – one on the footpath between the NHS centre and the railway line by Bursted Woods, and another by the hall next to Christchurch, Bexleyheath. Christchurch cemetery is well worth … Continue reading

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