Northern Stream Carr Survey

Boggy Footpath Area

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As a walk, starting at the southern end of the Boggy Path and walking north-eastward towards the log-cabin,  the trees are about 10 feet (2.5 m) apart, mostly alder and willow, with more birch as the ground rises.  During October, the ground was dominated by bracken and ferns with a variety of other plants.
Bracken Pteridium aquilinum
Scaly Male Dryopteris affinis
Broad Buckler Dryopteris dilatata
Hard Fern Blechnum spicant
Lady Fern Athyrium filix-femina

Other Plants

Willow Salix sp.
Silver Birch Betula pendula
Common Alder Alnus glutinosa
Oak Quercus sp
Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica
Red Campion Silene dioica
Creeping Buttercup Ranunculus repens
Opposite-leaved Golden Saxifrage Chrysosplenium oppositifolium
Herb Bennet Geum urbanum
Wild Raspberry Rubus idaeus
Bramble/Blackberry Rubus fruticosus
Holly Ilex aquifolium
Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia
Wild Strawberry Fragaria vesca
Wood Sorrel Oxalis acetosella
Herb Robert Geranium robertianum
Common Dog Violet Viola riviniana
Enchanter's Nightshade Circaea lutetiana
Ivy Hedera helix
Primrose Primula vulgaris
Yellow Pimpernel Lysimachia nemorum
Creeping Jenny Lysimachia nummularia
Marsh Bedstraw Galium palustre
Bugle Ajuga repens
Self-heal Prunella vulgaris
Yellow Archangel Lamiastrum galeobdolon
Wood Speedwell Veronica montana
Figwort Scrophularia nodosa
Grasses & Rushes  
Hairy Brome Bromus ramosus
Pendulous Sedge Carex pendula
Remote Sedge Carex remota
Wood Sedge Carex sylvatica
Soft Rush Juncus effusus
Great Woodrush Luzula sylvatica

 Now continue to the Leat footpath