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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 328
 Date Entered 12/11/2011
 Updated on 15/11/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Location Great Ash Gill. Upper Falls.
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid NY 869 007
 Altitude 420m
 Geology Namurian Sandstones and mudstones with tufa forming springs at stream level.
 Record Name MUK114. Great Ash Gill. Upper Falls.Aspen clones with isolated juniper on side of ravine below falls
 Record Description TYpe Site B. Acidic vegetation generally but with local enrichment from calcareous tufa forming springs. Aspen grove with four generations which may all be clones. Isolated juniper bush lower down ravine. Other trees present incude Downy birch,Rowan, Sallow, Dog rose. Rarities incude Oak fern (Gymnocarpium dryopteris) and Stone Bramble (Rubus saxatils). See LR Plant List.
 Dimensions See photographs.
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Aspen and Juniper
 Image 1 ID 1233         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Aspens in ravine below upper fall.
 Image 2 ID 1242         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Upper falls.
 Image 3 ID 1241         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Rowan above falls.
 Image 4 ID 1240         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Aspen below the falls
 Image 5 ID 1239         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description 
 Image 6 ID 1238         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 7 ID 1237         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 8 ID 1236         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 9 ID 1235         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 10 ID 1234         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description 
 Image 11 ID 1265
 Image 11 Description Stone bramble. Rubus saxatilis. In Great Ash Gill
 Image 12 ID 1266
 Image 12 Description Stone bramble. Rubus saxatilis. In Great Ash Gill
 Image 13 ID 1267
 Image 13 Description LR recording in Great Ash Gill.
 Image 14 ID 1268
 Image 14 Description LR Recording in Great Ash Gill.
 Image 15 ID 1269
 Image 15 Description Oak fern. Gymnocarpium dryopteris. Great Ash Gill.
 Image 16 ID 1270
 Image 16 Description Oak fern. Gymnocarpium dryopteris with Luzula sylvatica. Great Ash Gill.
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