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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***** 578
 Date Entered 21/07/2012
 Updated on 21/07/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Flower / Plant Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 14/07/2012
 Location Leyburn Quarry
 Civil Parish Leyburn
 Brit. National Grid SE 097 913
 Altitude 250m
 Geology The Main Limestone
 Record Name Thyme broomrape (Orobanche alba) at Leyburn Moor Quarry.
 Record Description This strange plant, parasitic on the roots of wild thyme has been recorded at this Yorkshire site and also in Cornwall. Formerly more common on limestone at Leyburn, just three plants were located within Leyburn Moor Quarry during a recent visit by members of the BSBI.
 Image 1 ID 3162         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Thyme broomrape.Orobanche alba.Leyburn Moor Quarry.
 Image 2 ID 3163         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Thyme broomrape.Orobanche alba.Leyburn Moor Quarry.
 Image 3 ID 3164         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Leyburn Moor Quarry. The Main Limestone.
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