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Golf course second haven for Heather in Bexley

Bexleyheath Golf Course, running downhill from Mount Road to the A2, is a Borough Grade 1 Site of Importance for Nature Conservation, almost certainly on account of harbouring the only Heather (Calluna vulgaris) in Bexley outside of Lesnes Abbey Woods, … Continue reading

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Braeburn Park (LWT) to Churchfield Wood and St. Mary’s Churchyard. Some plants and insects seen on 16th August.

On a warm sunny day at London Wildlife Trust’s Braeburn Park reserve there were fair numbers of butterflies about. Holly Blues were seen across the site. Some male (mostly) and female Common Blues were on the large grassy/scrubby bund to west … Continue reading

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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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