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Thursday 29th August: Birkdale Dunes, Southport.

29 August
Sheila Wynn
Birkdale Dunes
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Meet at 10:30 at the corner of Selworthy Road and Westbourne Road, Birkdale, Southport, PR8 2HY,

Grid ref. SD315154, what3words: cowboy.quit.global. Park along Westbourne Road. We will walk the short distance from here onto the dunes.

The area has a good dune-slack flora. It is the re-introduction site for Sharp Club-rush Schoenoplectus pungens and there is also Perennial Ragweed Ambrosia psilostachya which may be just about flowering. Baltic Rush Juncus balticus grows here and there is good stand of its hybrid with Hard Rush J. inflexus nearby.

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



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