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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 451
 Date Entered 05/02/2012
 Updated on 05/02/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 03/01/2012
 Location Small gill below road above Bents.
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid SD 9555 9868
 Altitude 390m
 Geology Sandstone below the Middle Limestone.
 Record Name Melbecks. Bents. Small patch of native woodland.
 Record Description A few trees survive in this small steep sided gill with Sallow, Downy Birch and Rowan present. All these species characteristic of base poor soils over sandstone strata.
 Geographical area Mid Swaledale
 Species Downy birch
 Scientific Name Betula pubescens
 Common / Notable Species Rowan, Sallow.
 Image 1 ID 2233         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The woodland fragment.
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