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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 236
 Date Entered 23/06/2011
 Updated on 23/06/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Flower / Plant Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 21/06/2008
 Location Thornton Rust Moor
 Civil Parish Thornton Rust
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 320m
 Geology Braided springsbelow drift over shales below The Underset Limestone.
 Record Name Birds Eye Primrose. Thornton Rust Moor.
 Record Description The birdseye primrose grows within species rich calcareous flush vegetation including least clubmoss (Selaginella selagenoides)and abundant orchids at tufa forming springs with oncolites.
 Dimensions N/A
 Geographical area 
 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 Birdseye primrose is not recorded to my knowlege in the Swale Catchment although it does occur at strongly calcareous springs just across the Tees/Greta interfluve
 Image 1 ID 851         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Birdseye primrose photographed during the Reeth Museum Friends Walk to Thornton Rust Moor on 21 June 2008.
 Image 2 ID 852         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Birds-eye Primrose at tufa springs.
 Image 3 ID 853         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Birds-eye Primrose at tufa springs.
 Image 4 ID 854         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Birds-eye Primrose at tufa springs.
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