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Sunday 21st April: Croxley Common Moor, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Date:
21 April
Leader:
Mario Maculan
Location:
Croxley
WD3 3DD
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Meet at 10:30 at Croxley underground station WD3 3DD. Croxley is on the Metropolitan line. The station is a 10-minute walk away from the Common. There is no designated car park for Croxley Common Moor, but local parking is available within Croxley Green.

Croxley Common Moor is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Local Nature Reserve. It is legally protected for its diverse plant communities. No fertilisers have ever been added and it has acid and neutral grassland. The site also contains a rich variety of birds and insects. We should see a wide variety of plants including Little Mouse-Ear Cerastium semidecandrum, Dyer’s Greenweed Genista tinctoria, and Petty Whin G. anglica, Common and Greater Bird’s-foot-trefoil Lotus corniculatus and L. pedunculatus and many different thistles Welted, Musk,

Marsh, Spear and Creeping Carduus crispus, C. nutans, Cirsium palustre, C. vulgare and C. arvense.

To book, contact Janet John wfs.meetings@gmail.com or phone 01753 884490


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