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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 537
 Date Entered 26/05/2012
 Updated on 04/07/2015
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 23/05/2012
 Location Arkengarthdale. Great Punchard Gill Falls.
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NY 94883 04141
 Altitude 512m
 Geology Waterfall ravine cut through The Crow Limestone by Great Punchard Beck.
 Record Name Great Punchard Falls. Juniper and rowans.
 Record Description Isolated juniper (?J.communis ssp nana) on cliff but the very edge of the waterfall. Ancient rowans and ivy the only other woody species here. Plants recognised here include Bracken,Broad Buckler Fern, Maidenhair Spleenwort,Black Spleenwort, Ling,Bilberry,Field Woodrush,Barren Strawberry,Wild Strawberry, Common Dog Violet, Foxglove,Figwort,Bitter Cress sp.,Hawkweed sp., Alternate leaved golden saxifrage,Pearlwort, Lesser Celandine, Marsh Thistle, Buttercup sp., dandelion, wood sorrel,daisy.
 Dimensions See photgraphs
 Geographical area Swaledale North Bank Catchment
 Common / Notable Species Juniper, Rowan, Ivy, Figwort.
 Additional Notes This location is of interest since it is one of very few exposures of the Crow Limestone which at 512m Elevation outcrops approximately 100m higher than the top of the Main Limestone lower down Punchard Gill.
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