Plant Species List

Keir’s Meadow nature reserve
Plant list
English name Latin name Abundance
Note:  A few species occur in more than one habitat category.
Hedges
Ash Fraxinus excelsior Rare
Bittersweet Solanum dulcamara Rare
Black horehound Ballota nigra Rare
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa Rare
Dog rose Rosa canina Occasional
Dogwood Cornus sanguineus Rare
Field maple Acer campestre Rare
Great bindweed Calystegia sepium Rare
Goat willow Salix caprea Scarce
Grey willow S. cinerea Rare
Great willowherb Epilobium hirsutum Rare
Guelder rose Viburnum opulus Rare
Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna Abundant
Hazel Corylus avellana Occasional
Hogweed Heracleum sphondylium Rare
Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris Rare
Pedunculate oak Quercus robur Rare
Silver birch Betula pendula Rare
Spindle Euonymus europaea Scarce
Stinging nettle Urtica dioica Scarce
Yarrow Achilleea millefolium Rare
Wayfaring tree Viburnum lantana Occasional
Scrub corner (small area at east)
Beech Fagus sylvatica Scarce
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa Scarce
Dogwood Cornus sanguineus Scarce
Field maple Acer campestre Scarce
Gean Prunus avium Scarce
Guelder rose Viburnum opulus Scarce
Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna Scarce
Hornbeam Carpinus betulus Scarce
Sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus Scarce
Whitebeam Sorbus aria Scarce
In and around pond
Agrimony Agrimonia eupatorium Rare
Branched bur-reed Sparganium erectum Rare
Common centaury Centaurium erythraea Rare
Common fleabane Pulicaria dysenterica Frequent
Common forgetmenot Myosotis arvensis Rare
Common spike rush Eleocharis palustris Frequent
Crested dogstail Cynosurus cristatus Scarce
Flag iris Iris pseudacorus Scarce
Jointed rush Juncus articulatus Rare
Marsh marigold Calthan palustris Rare
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria Rare
Purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria Rare
Water plantain Alisma plantago-aquatica Frequent
White water lily Nymphaea alba Rare
Yellow rattle Rhinanthus crista-galli Rare
Meadow
Betony Betonica officinalis Rare
Bramble Rubus fruticosus Scarce
Bristly ox-tongue Picris echioides Rare
Cat’s ear Hyochaeris radicata Rare
Common bent Agrostis tenuis Common
Common fleabane Pulicaria dysenterica Common
Common horsetail Equisetum arvense Scarce
Common sorrel Rumex acetosa Rare
Common vetch Vicia sativa Scarce
Cowslip Primula veris Scarce
Creeping thistle Cirsium arvense Scarce
Crested dogtail Cynosurus cristatus Rare
Curled dock Rumex crispus Rare
Cut-leaved cranesbill Geranium dissectum Rare
Daisy Bellis perennis Occasional
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale Rare
Dewberry Rubus caesius Scarce
Field rose Rosa arvensis Rare
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea Rare
Grass vetchling Lathyrus nissolia Rare
Great willowherb Epilobium hirsutum Scarce
Greater knapweed Centaurea scabiosa Rare
Hairy brome Bromus ramosus Rare
Hardhead Centaurea nigra Frequent
Hogweed Heracleum sphondylium Rare
Lady’s bedstraw Galium verum Scarce
Meadow buttercup Ranunculus acris Frequent
Meadow pea Lathyrus pratensis Frequent
Mouse-eared chickweed Cerastium holosteoides Rare
Ox-eye daisy Chrysanthemum leucanthemum Rare
Perennial rye grass Lolium perenne Rare
Quaking grass Briza media Scarce
Ragged robin Lychnis flos-cuculi Scarce
Ragwort Senecio jacobaea Rare
Red clover Trifolium pratense Scarce
Ribwort plantain Plantago lanceolata Occasional
Rosebay willowherb Chamaenerion angustifolium Rare
Rough meadow grass Poa trivialis Scarce
Scentless mayweed Tripleurospermum maritimum Rare
Selfheal Prunella vulgaris Rare
Smooth tare Vicia tetrasperma Rare
Stinging nettle Urtica dioica Rare
Sweet vernal grass Anthoxanthum odoratum Rare
Timothy Phleum pratense Scarce
Wall barley Hordeum murinum Rare
White clover Trifolium repens Common
Wild carrot Caucus carota Rare
Yellow rattle Rhinanthus crista-galli Rare
Yorkshire fog Holcus lanatus Occasional
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