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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 373
 Date Entered 01/12/2011
 Updated on 05/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Muker Common, Cliff Beck, East Bank, Cave Scar.
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid SD 87532 96025
 Altitude 459m
 Geology Small limestone cliff formed by the Main Limestone with springs rising from caves at the base of the scar.
 Record Name MUK141 Muker Common, Cliff Beck Cave Scar. Isolated Juniper and relict woodland.
 Record Description Relict woodland with Juniper, Rowan and Downy Rose. For a full species list see below.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 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 Species list compiled by Mrs Linda Robinson Buttertubs Scars Cave Scar (1st stop) Agrostis capillaris Alchemilla glabra Alchemilla xanthochlora Anthoxanthum odoratum Arabis hirsuta Asplenium trichomanes Asplenium viride Bellis perennis Campanula rotundifolia Cardamine flexuosa Cardamine hirsuta Cardamine pratensis Cerastium fontanum Chrysosplenium alternifolium Chrysosplenium oppositifolium Cirsium palustre Cystopteris fragilis Epilobium brunnescens Epilobium montanum Festuca rubra Ficaria verna Fragaria vesca Galium sterneri Geranium robertianum Hieracium sp. Holcus lanatus Juniperus communis ssp. nana Oxalis acetosella Phyllitis scolopendrium Polypodium vulgare Polystichum aculeatum Potentilla erecta Potentilla sterilis Ranunculus repens Rosa mollis agg. Saxifraga hypnoides Senecio jacobaea Solidago virgaurea Sorbus aucuparia Taraxacum agg. Thymus polytrichus Urtica dioica - Valeriana officinalis Veronica officinalis Veronica serpyllifolia Viola riviniana
 Image 1 ID 1505         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Juniper at top of the cliff.
 Image 2 ID 1506         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description 
 Image 3 ID 1507         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Ancient rowan
 Image 4 ID 1508         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Upland dandelion
 Image 5 ID 1509         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Upland dandelion, detail
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