BCG – Landulph and Cargreen

Tamar Estuary Cargreen, Saltash, Cornwall

** This is a Botanical Cornwall Group meeting with fern interest** A walk alongside the Tamar estuary in SX4361 and SX4362 at Cargreen and Landulph, adding records to the 1km squares and searching for Sea Spleenwort (Asplenium marinum), and to check an old Brittle Bladder-fern (Cystopteris fragilis) record (could it have been C. diaphana?). Meet … Continue reading BCG – Landulph and Cargreen

BCG – Goss Moor & St Dennis Junction

Goss Moor Saint Columb, Cornwall

**This is a Botanical Cornwall Group meeting with fern interest** Walk around part of Goss Moor NNR with wetland habitats, ponds and scrub. Species to look out for include Pillwort (Pilularia globulifera), Wavy St John’s-wort (Hypericum undulatum), Bladderwort (Utricularia australis) and Marsh Lousewort (Pedicularis palustris) and to try and locate previously recorded hybrids between Greater, … Continue reading BCG – Goss Moor & St Dennis Junction

BCG – Red Moor

Red Moor Helman Tor, Bodmin, Cornwall

**This is a Botanical Cornwall Group meeting with fern interest** A walk around old tin-streaming areas with wetland habitats, ponds and scrub, and also a look at the granite tor of Helman Tor for Tunbridge Filmy-fern (Hymenophyllum tunbrigense).  Meet at Helman Tor car park SX06206139. Wellies advised. Botanical Cornwall website

BCG – Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor Liskeard, Cornwall

**This is a Botanical Cornwall Group meeting with fern interest** Browngelly Downs and Park Pit old China clay works. Recording in under-recorded 1km squares SX1972 and SX2072, with a visit to Park Pit for Marsh Clubmoss (Lycopodiella inundata) and Stag’s-horn Clubmoss (Lycopodium clavatum). Meet at entrance to Park Pit SX18547125 (on the road north east … Continue reading BCG – Bodmin Moor

BCG – Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor Liskeard, Cornwall

**This is a Botanical Cornwall Group meeting with fern interest** Siblyback Lake (reservoir) Recording in under-recorded 1km squares SX2271, SX2371 and SX2471, with a walk around the reservoir and a chance to check the site of Beech Fern (Phegopteris connectilis) on Craddock Moor. Meet at Siblyback Lake (pay) car park SX23677078. Wellies advised. Botanic Cornwall … Continue reading BCG – Bodmin Moor

Cornwall&Devon: Tavy Cleave, Dartmoor

Tavy Cleave Lanehead, Dartmoor, Devon

BPS Cornwall and Devon group - Saturday 1st October – Tavy Cleave, Dartmoor, Devon A walk up a moorland valley recording Huperzia selago, Phegopteris connectilis, Oreopteris limbosperma, Hymenophyllum tunbrigense and H. wilsonii, and perhaps Gymnocarpium dryopteris. Terrain is difficult as there will be large granite boulders to clamber over and perhaps a wide stream to … Continue reading Cornwall&Devon: Tavy Cleave, Dartmoor

CD: East Dartmoor

Halsanger Cross

A joint meeting with Botanical Cornwall and the British Pteridological Society. A whistle-stop tour of east Dartmoor looking for Lanceolate Spleenwort (Asplenium obovatum), Narrow Buckler Fern (Dryopteris carthusiana) and its hybrid D. x deweveri, Fir Clubmoss (Huperzia selago), Stag's-horn Clubmoss (Lycopodium clavatum) and Beech Fern (Phegopteris connectilis), as well as other commoner ferns. A trip … Continue reading CD: East Dartmoor

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