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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 197
 Date Entered 18/05/2011
 Updated on 04/11/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree/Shrub Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 16/05/2011
 Location White Scar
 Civil Parish Downholme
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 220m
 Geology Sheer cliff formed by the Main Limestone.
 Record Name Cliff whitebeam, Sorbus rupicola
 Record Description Two shrubs at top edge of sheer cliff. Inaccessible, but visible from Downholme Bridge only. Do not attempt to approach the edge of this cliff! Leaves collected at base of cliff. If confirmed,possibly the first and only record of this species in Swaledale.
 Geographical area Lower Swaledale
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 224
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes 
 Image 1 ID 676         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description White Scar. The distinctive foliage of two whitebeams can be seen at the top of the cliff.
 Image 2 ID 677         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description White Scar. The Whitebeams grow at the top of this cliff.
 Image 3 ID 678         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description White Scar. Leaves of Whitebeam with the snail Cepaea nemoralis.
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