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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 184
 Date Entered 08/05/2011
 Updated on 08/05/2011
 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 02/05/2011
 Location Arkengarthdale.
 Civil Parish Reeth
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 500m
 Geology Main Limestone
 Record Name Alpine penny-cress. Thlaspi caerulescens in Arkengarthdale.
 Record Description Alpine penny-cress is very rare in Wensleydale and Swaledale and is listed as a Scarce Plant in Britain (Stewart, Pearmain and Preston, 1994.BSBI, JNCC). 1994). This plant is tolerant of high levels of heavy metals, lead and zinc and can occasionally be found on lead mining ground. This very small plant is a real gem especially when seen at close quarters by means of a digital camara.
 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 
 Image 1 ID 627         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Alpine penny-cress
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