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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 539
 Date Entered 26/05/2012
 Updated on 27/05/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 25/05/2012
 Location River Swale Woodlands
 Civil Parish Stainton
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 160m
 Geology River flood plain and rising ground.
 Record Name Stainton Low Wood with ancient alder and ash coppice.
 Record Description Ancient alder and ash coppice woodland with bird cherry, downy birch,white willow on river bank,sallow, occasional wych elm, hawthorn, blackthorn, sycamore, holly, honeysuckle,the rare herb paris, massed bluebells and wild garlic,woundwort,red campion, early purple orchids, primrose, butterbur,water mint,broad buckler fern.
 Geographical area Lower Swaledale
 Species Alder coppice woodland
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes Pristine riverside woodland, with ash coppice on drier ground and alder coppice at spring flushes.
 Image 1 ID 2999         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description A walk in the woods!
 Image 2 ID 3000         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Herb Paris and ash coppice.
 Image 3 ID 3001         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Herb Paris.
 Image 4 ID 3002         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Herb Paris
 Image 5 ID 3003         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Early purple orchis
 Image 6 ID 3004         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Early Purple Orchis.
 Image 7 ID 3006         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description The Dogs Vomit Fungus with unidentified beetles, on Alder
 Image 8 ID 3007         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description The Dogs Vomit Fungus on Alder
 Image 9 ID 3008         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description Alder coppice woodland.
 Image 10 ID 3009         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description Wild Garlic or Ramsons
 Image 11 ID 3011
 Image 11 Description Ramsons
 Image 12 ID 3013
 Image 12 Description River Swale
 Image 13 ID 3012
 Image 13 Description River Swale
 Image 14 ID 3014
 Image 14 Description Cast skin of Caddis or the fisherman's Creeper.
 Image 15 ID 3015
 Image 15 Description Old track prints of otter with fresher Roe Deer print superimposed.
 Image 16 ID 3016
 Image 16 Description Bluebells
 Image 17 ID 3017
 Image 17 Description Ash coppice.
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