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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 739
 Date Entered 21/07/2013
 Updated on 21/07/2013
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Flower / Plant Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 19/07/2013
 Location Walden Moor
 Civil Parish Bishopdale
 Brit. National Grid SD 984 795
 Altitude 500m
 Geology Edge of blanket peat.
 Record Name Walden Moor. Cotton grass on a fine day.
 Record Description Cotton grasses (Eriophorum angustifolium and E.vaginatum) are one of the main peat forming plants and were very fine when seen in flower on peat moorland above Walden Head recently.
 Dimensions N/A see photos
 Geographical area Wensleydale
 Additional Notes Juniper has been recognised below shallow blanket peat at the head of Fosse Gill on the western side of Walden Moor but the remains of birch only were seen at the base of peat at this elevation on the eastern side of Walden Moor.
 Image 1 ID 4564         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Eriophorum angustifolium in flower on peat. Walden Moor . July.
 Image 2 ID 4565         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Eriophorum angustifolium in flower on peat. Walden Moor . July.
 Image 3 ID 4566         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Eriophorum angustifolium in flower on peat. Walden Moor . July.
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