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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 183
 Date Entered 08/05/2011
 Updated on 08/05/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Flower / Plant Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 02/05/2011
 Location Track from Hurst to Fell End.
 Civil Parish Marrick
 Brit. National Grid 
 Altitude 460m
 Geology Main Limestone and Richmond Cherts.
 Record Name Moonwort Fern.
 Record Description This, the smallest of all ferns, attains a height of fully one inch, (25mm). Moonwort grows in the fine grass turf over Carboniferous limestone and is often present on lead mine shaft mounds.
 Dimensions 25mm in height!
 Additional Notes Exceptionally plentiful in early May after a prolongued period of drought and seen by Members of SWAAG at Cobscar Rake on Preston Moor on 07 May 2011.
 Image 1 ID 632         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Moonwort Fern on track to Fell End from Hurst.
 Image 2 ID 633         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Moonwort Fern.
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