SWILLINGTON INGS BIRD GROUP

… Plants

Historical List of Plants                     

TOTALS Updated 31.12.2015  and includes 2009 – 2015 report entries John Saville @ Dec 2009
Flowering Plants    397
Trees                    80
Grasses                53
Status Key   C – Common and abundant;  L – Localised but not scarce;  R – Rare , single plants or small numbers
r.o.c – “relic of cultivation” ;   (escape)  denotes presumed garden plants   S – self seeded/discarded;   P – planted/cultivated .
FLOWERING PLANTS AND FERNS
Common English Name Alternative Names Latin Name Status Location
Adderstongue ( fern ) Ophioglossum vulgatum L Little Preston
Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria L Lemonroyd
Alsike Clover Trifolium hybridum C
American Willowherb Epilobium ciliatum/adenocaulon L Little Preston
American x S.F.Willowherb E. ciliatum x E. obscurum L Little Preston
Amphibious Bistort (water) Persicaria amphibia L St .Aidan’s
Annual Pearlwort Sagina apetala C Fuel Depot
Arrow-head (water) Sagittaria sagittifolia River Aire  SE388274
Australian Swamp Stonecrop New Zealand Pigmyweed Crassula helmsii St Aidan’s SE390280
Autumn Hawkbit Leontodon autumnalis L Little Preston
Beaked Hawksbeard Crepis vesicaria L Shan House Bridge
Bee Orchid Ophrys apifera L Lemonroyd & Little Preston
Bergenia (escape) Bergenia cordifolia R Lowther
Betony Stachys officinalis R Great Preston       SE387304
Bifid Hemp-Nettle Galeopsis bifida L Lemonroyd
Biting Stonecrop (escape) Sedum acre C Fuel Depot
Bitter Vechling Lathyrus linifolius (montanus) L Temple Newsam
Bittersweet Woody Nightshade Solanum dulcamara C
Black Bindweed Fallopia / Polygonum convolvulus C Fleet Lane & Skelton
Black Bryony Tamus communis L Astley Ln & Newsam Grn
Black Horehound Ballota nigra ssp.meridionalis R Fleet Plantation   SE376289
Black Medick Nonsuch Medicago lupulina C
Black Mustard Brassica nigra C
Black Nightshade Solanum nigrum L Fuel Depot
Bladder Campion Silene vulgaris L Lemonroyd
Blue Fleabane Erigeron acer R Skelton Grange
Bluebell Wild Hyacinth Hyacinthoides non-scripta C Temple Newsam
Bogbean Menyanthes trifoliata R St Aidans
Bouncing Bett Double Soapwort Saponaria officinalis L Skelton
Bracken (fern) Pteridium aquilinum L Old Lock area
Bristly Ox-Tongue Picris echioides C Nr Skelton marsh
Broad Bean Vicia faber L St Aidan’s
Broad Buckler Fern (fern) Dryopteris dilatata L Temple Newsam
Broad leaved Everlasting Pea (escape) Lathyrus latifolius R By dragline
Broad -leaved Willowherb Epilobium montanum C
Broad-leaved Dock Rumex obtusifolius C
Broad-leaved Pondweed (water) Potamogeton natans C St Aidans
Brooklime Veronica beccabunga L Skelton marsh
Bugle Ajuga reptans C
Bush Vetch Vicia sepium L Canal, W of hide
Butterbur Petasites hybridus L Eshald Lane
Buttonweed Cotula coronopifolia L Astley islands
Canadian Fleabane Conyza canadensis L On Shan Ho Bridge
Canadian Golden Rod(escape) Solidago canadensis/altissima L Eshald Lane
Canadian Waterweed (water) Elodea canadensis C St Aidans
Celery leaved Buttercup Ranunculus sceleratus C St Aidan’s
Charlock Wild Mustard Sinapis arvensis C Temple Newsam
Chicory Succory Cichorium intybus L Fuel Depot
Cleavers Goosegrass Galium aparine C
Cloth of Gold (escape) Achillea sp. R Fuel Depot
Clustered Bellflower Campanula glomerata R Lemonroyd
Clustered Dock Rumex conglomeratus C
Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara C
Columbine (escape) Aquilegia sp. R Skelton
Common BirdsFoot Trefoil Eggs & Bacon Lotus corniculatus C
Common Catsear Hypochoeris radicata C
Common Centaury (white flow form @ Ashponds) Centaurium erythraea C
Common Chickweed Stellaria media C
Common Comfrey Symphytum officinale L St Aidan’s
Common Cudweed Filago vulgaris / germanica L Shan House Bridge
Common Dog Violet Viola riviniana L Temple Newsam
Common Duckweed (water) Lemna minor C
Common Evening Primrose Lesser Eve Primrose Oenothera biennis L Skelton
Common Fiddleneck Amsinckia intermedia L Woodlesford  SE376288
Common Field Speedwell Buxbaum’s Speedwell Veronica persica C St Aidan’s
Common Figwort Scrophularia nodosa L Lemonroyd
Common Fleabane Pulicaria dysenterica L Skelton Grange
Common Forgetmenot Field Forgetmenot Myosotis arvensis C
Common Fumitory Fumaria officinalis L Skelton
Common Hemp-nettle Galeopsis tetrahit L St Aidan’s SE392276
Common Horsetail Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense L Fleet Lane
Common Mallow Cheesecakes Malva sylvestris C Fleet Lane
Common Melilot Ribbed Melilot Melilotus officinalis C
Common Mouse-Ear Mouse-Ear Chickweed Cerastium fontanum C
Common Orache Atriplex patula L Shan Ho Bridge
Common Skullcap Scutellaria galericulata L Astley margins
Common Snapdragon (escape) Antirrhinum majus L Skelton
Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa L Fleet Lane
Common Spotted Orchid Dactylorchis fuchsii C Shan Ho Bridge
Common Spotted x Sthrn Marsh Orchid Dactylorchis grandis L Ash Ponds
Common St John’s Wort Perforate St John’s Wort Hypericum perforatum L St Aidan’s
Common Storksbill Erodium cicutarium L Shan Ho Bridge
Common Toadflax Linaria vulgaris C
Common Twayblade Listera ovata L Low Ash Ponds
Common Valerian Valeriana officinalis L Lemonroyd
Common Vetch Vicia sativa C
Common Water Starwort (water) Callitriche stagnalis (palustris) C Ash Ponds
Common Whitlowgrass Erophila verna C Lemonroyd
Common Winter-Cress Barbarea vulgaris L Skelton
Corn Buttercup Ranunculus arvensis L Fleet Lane
Corn Poppy Common Poppy Papaver rhoeas C Fleet Lane
Corn Sow-Thistle Sonchus arvensis L Fleet Lane
Cotton Thistle Onopordum acanthium R Woodlesford  SE376288
Cow Parsley Anthriscus sylvestris C
Cowslip Primula veris L Lemonroyd
Creeping Buttercup Ranunculus repens C
Creeping Cinquefoil Potentilla reptans L Riverside paths
Creeping Thistle Cirsium arvense C
Creeping Yellow Cress Rorippa sylvestris L Skelton Lake
Crosswort Galium cruciata/ Cruciata laevipes L Lowther
Cultivated Flax (r.o.c) Linseed Linum usitatissimum R Lemonroyd
Curled Dock Rumex crispus C
Curled x Broad-leaved Dock (crispus x obtusifolius) Rumex x pratensis L Little Preston
Cut-Leaved Cranesbill Geranium dissectum C
Daisy Bellis perennis C
Dame’s Violet Hesperis matronalis sp. L By Biffa, St Aidan’s SE402287
Dandelion Taraxacum officionale C
Danish Scurvygrass Cochlearia danica    S C A642, Swillington SE374296
Dog’s Mercury Mercurialis perennis C
Dotted Loosestrife (escape) Lysimachia punctata L Lemonroyd
Dovesfoot Cranesbill Geranium molle C
Dutch Crocus Crocus x stellaris R Great Preston       SE387304
Early Golden-Rod Solidago gigantea L Fleet Lane
Early Winter-cress Medium flowered Winter-cress Barbarea intermedia L Lemonroyd Lock
Enchanters Nightshade Circaea lutetiana C Fleet Lane
Equal-leaved Knotgrass Polygonum arenastrum C Lemonroyd
Euphorbia sp. (escape) Euphorbia sp. R St Aidan’s
Eyebright Euphrasia officinalis/ nemorosa L Shan Ho Bridge
Fairy Flax Linum catharticum L Nr Skelton marsh
Fat Duckweed (water) Lemna gibba L Canal at Fishponds Lock SE352301
Fat Hen Chenopodium album C St Aidan’s
Fennel Pondweed (water) Potamogeton pectinatus River Aire 5E397278
Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) Chrysanthemum parthenium L Skelton
Field Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis C
Field Pansy Viola arvensis C Fleet Lane
Field Pennycress Thiaspi arvense R Jinny Moor Lane
Field Pepperwort Common Pepperwort Lepidium Campestre L Skelton Grange
Field Scabious Knautia arvensis L Skelton
Fig-leaved Goosefoot Chenopodium ficifolium C Astley islands
Floating Pennywort (Water) Hydrocotyle ranunculoides By Canal Woodlesford
Flowering Rush Butomus umbellatus Leventhorpe Lake SE368297
Fool’s Parsley Aethusa cynapium C
Fool’s Watercress Apium nodiflorum C Lowther Lake
Fox and Cubs Pilosella aurantiaca L Astley Lake
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea L St Aidan’s & Temple New
Fritillary (escape) ) Fritillaria meleagris R Fuel Depot
Garden Angelica Angelica archangelica C River banks
Garden Candytuft (escape) Iberis umbellata R Skelton
Garden Lady’s Mantle (escape) Alchemilla mollis R St Aidan’s & Skelton
Garden Strawberry Fragaria ananassa R Causeway, St Aidan’s SE390276
Garden Tulip (escape) ) Tulipa species R Caroline Bridge
Garlic Mustard Hedge Garlic. Jack by the Hedge Alliaria petiolaria C
Germander Speedwell Bird’s Eye Speedwell Veronica chamaedrys C Temple Newsam
Giant Hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum C
Gipsywort Lycopus europaeus L Astley Lake
Goat’s Rue (escape) (white flowered form) Galega officinalis R Skelton
Goatsbeard Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon Tragopogon pratensis C Riverside paths
Golden Melilot Tall Melilot Melilotus altissima L Lemonroyd
Golden Saxifrage Chrysoplenium oppositifolium R Temple Newsam  SE366321
Good King Henry Chenopodium bonus-henricus L Woodlesford  SE376288
Grape Hyacinth (escape) Muscari armeniacum R Caroline Bridge
Grass Veitchling Lathylus nissolia L Skelton
Great Burnet Sanguisorba officinalis L St Aidan’s
Great Lettuce Lactuca virosa L St Aidan’s
Great Mullein Common Mullein Verbascum thapsus L Fuel Depot
Great Willow-Herb Codlins & Cream Epilobium hirsutum C
Greater Birdsfoot Trefoil Marsh Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus pendunculatus (uliginosus) L Temple Newsam
Greater Knapweed Centaurea scabiosa C
Greater Plantain Ratstail Plantain Plantago major C
Greater Spearwort Ranunculus lingua L Little Preston
Greater Stitchwort Stellaria holostea C Temple Newsam
Greater Yellow Cress Rorippa amphibia L Astley Lake
Green Alkanet Pentaglottis sempervirens R Skelton
Green Pigweed (r.o.c) Green Amaranth Amaranthus chlorostachys/hybr R Astley Lake
Ground Elder Aegopodium podagraria C
Ground Ivy Nepeta Glechoma hederacea L Old Lock area
Groundsel Senecio vulgaris C
Hairy Bittercress Cardamine hirsuta C
Hairy St John’s Wort Hypericum hirsutum L Shan Ho Bridge
Hairy Tare Vicia hirsuta L Astley Lake
Hardhead Common or Black Knapweed Centaurea nigra C
Haresfoot Clover Trifolium arvense C
Hartstongue (fern) Phyllitis scolopendrium L Old Lock area
Heartsease Wild Pansy Viola tricolor C Fleet Lane
Heath Bedstraw Galium saxatile L Skelton
Heath Groundsel Senecio sylvaticus L Shan Ho Bridge
Hedge Bedstraw Galium mollugo C Skelton
Hedge Bindweed Convolvulus. Great Bindweed Calystegia sepium C
Hedge Mustard Sisymbrium officinale L Skelton
Hedge Parsley Torilis aponica L Caroline Bridge
Hedge Woundwort Stachys sylvatica C
Hemlock Conium maculatum L St Aidan’s
Hemlock Water Dropwort Oenanthe crocata L Caroline Bridge
Hemp Cannabis sativa R Little Preston     SE387304
Henbit Dead-nettle Lamium amplexicaule L Fleet Lane
Herb Bennet Geum urbanum C
Herb Robert Geranium robertianum C
Himalayan Balsam Indian Balsam Impatiens glandulifera C
Hoary Cress sp. Hoary Pepperwort. Thanet Weed Cardaria draba / Lepidium draba L Fuel Depot
Hoary Ragwort Senecio erucifolius L Lower Ash Ponds
Hoary Willowherb Epilobium parviflorum C St Aidans
Hogweed Cow Parsnip Heracleum sphondylium C
Honesty (escape) Lunaria annua L Woodlesford
Hop Humulus lupulus L Fleet Lane
Hop Trefoil Trifolium campestre C Lower Ash Ponds
Horse-Radish (r.o.c) Armoracia rusticana L Shan Ho Bridge
Hybrid Monkeyflower Mimulus x robertsii R Ash Ponds. Rare in Yorks .SE365303 (recorded 1993)
Imperforate St John’s Wort Hypericum maculatum L Fuel Depot
Intermediate Evening Primrose Oenothera x fallax L Skelton
Ivy-leaved Speedwell Veronica hederifolia ssp.lucorum L Temple Newsam  SE370318
Jacob’s Ladder (escape) Polemonium caeruleum L Fuel Depot
Japanese Knotweed Fallopia japonica L Riverside
Kidney Vetch Anthyllis vulneraria C Lemonroyd
Knotgrass Polygonum aviculare C
Knotted Pearlwort Sagina nodosa C St Aidan Islands
Lady’s Bedstraw Galium verum C
Lady’s Smock Cuckoo Flower Cardamine pratensis C Lowther & Little Preston
Lamium (escape) Lamiastrum gale.ssp.argentatum R Fleet Lane
Large Bindweed American Bellbine/Convolvulus Calystegia sylvestris/silvatica C
Leafy Hawkweed sp. Hieraceum vagum L Fleet Lane plantation
Least Duckweed (water) Lemna minuta (Wolffia arrhiza) C Astley Lake
Lesser Burdock Arctium minus C
Lesser Celandine Ranunculus ficaria C
Lesser Centaury Centaurium pulchellum C St Aidan’s  SE389276
Lesser Knapweed Slender Hardhead Centaurea nemoralis L St Aidan’s
Lesser Sea Spurrey Spergularia marina St Aidan’s SE390280
Lesser Stitchwort Stellaria graminea L Temple Newsam
Lesser Swine-cress Slender Wart-cress Coronopus didymus C Astley Lake
Lesser Trefoil Common Yellow Trefoil Trifolium dubium C
Lily Orange Pixie (escape) Lilium sp. R St Aidan’s
Lords and Ladies Cuckoo Pint Arum maculatum L Shan Ho Bridge
Lucerne (r.o.c) Alfalfa Medicago sativa ssp.sativa L Nr Astley sluice
Lupin (Russell) (escape) Lupin polyphyllus ( x regalis ) L Fleet Lane
Maiden Pink Dianthus deltoides L Woodlesford
Male Fern (fern) Dryopteris filix-mas L Old Lock area
Marestail (water) Hippuris vulgaris L St. Aidan’s new sluice
Marjoram Origanum vulgare L Caroline Brdg & Litt Preston
Marsh Bedstraw Galium palustre L Skelton & Astley Lake
Marsh Dock Rumex palustris C Astley Lake
Marsh Marigold Kingcup Caltha palustris L Temple Newsam
Marsh Ragwort Senecio aquaticus L Skelton
Marsh Thistle Cirsium palustre L Ash Ponds
Marsh Willowherb Epilobium palustre C Temple Newsam
Marsh Woundwort Stachys palustris L Astley islands
Marsh Yellow Cress Rorippa palustris L Astley Lake
Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris C
Meadow Cranesbill Geranium pratense R Old Lock area
Meadow Pea Meadow Vetchling Lathyrus pratensis C
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria L Riverside
Mexican Fleabane Erigeron karvinskianus L Canal Bridge Woodlesford SE370293
Michaelmas Daisy (escape) Aster sp x salignus L St Aidan’s & Ash Ponds
Milk Parsley Peucedanum palustre L Low Ash Ponds
Monkey Flower Mimulus Mimulus guttatus L Astley islands
Monkshood Aconitum napellus R Temple Newsam. Poss.Garden escape
Mouse-Ear Hawkweed (Pilosella officinarum) Hieracium pilosella C
Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris C
Musk Mallow Malva moschata L Fleet Lane
Narrow Buckler Fern Dryopteris carthusiana R Ash Ponds. Rare in Yorks .SE365303 (recorded 1993)
Narrow Water Starwort (water) Autumnal Water Starwort Callitriche hermaphroditica L Skelton marsh
Narrow-Leaved Hawkweed Hieraceum umbellatum C Lemonroyd
Narrow-leaved Michaelmas Daisy Aster lanceolatus St Aidan’s 5E402286
Narrow-leaved Pepperwort Lepidium ruderale L Caroline Bridge
Narrow-leaved Vetch Vicia angustifolia (Vicia sativa ssp nigra) Ash Ponds
Nipplewort Lapsana communis C
Nodding Bur-marigold Bidens cernua Astley Lake
Nuttall’s Waterweed (water) Elodea nuttallii St Aidans
Opium Poppy Papaver somniferum L Shan Ho Brdg/ Little Preston
Oriental Poppy (escape) Papaver orientalis sp R Fuel Depot
Ox-Eye Daisy Moon Daisy. Margeurite Leucanthemum vulgare C
Oxford Ragwort Senecio squalidus L Fuel Depot
Pale Lady’s Mantle Alchemilla xanthochlora L Temple Newsam
Pale Persicaria Persicaria lapathifolia L Little Preston
Pale Willow-Herb Epilobium roseum C
Parsley Piert Aphanes arvensis L Fleet Lane
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium R Hillside, St Aidan’s SE395288
Petty Spurge Euphorbia peplus C
Pignut Earth-nut Conopodium maps L Temple Newsam
Pineappleweed Matricaria discoidea C
Plantain-leaved Leopardsbane (escape) Doronicum plantagineum R Fuel Depot
Ploughman’s Spikenard Inula conyza L Skelton
Pot Marigold (escape) Calendula officinalis R Fuel Depot
Prickly Lettuce Lactuca serriola C Fleet Lane  SE380285
Prickly Sow-Thistle Rough or Spiny Sow Thistle Sonchus asper C
Primrose Primula vulgaris R Old lock area, St Aidan’s SE385276
Procumbent Pearlwort Mossy Pearlwort Sagina procumbens St Aidans
Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L Astley islands
Purple Toadflax Linaria purpurea L Skelton
Pyrenean Cranesbill Hedgerow Cranesbill Geranium pyrenaicum R Lemonroyd
Ragged Robin Lychnis flos-cuculi L Old Fleet Lane
Ragweed ( psilostachya ) Ambrosia artemisiifolia L Little Preston
Ragwort Common Ragwort Senecio jacobaea C
Ramsons Wild Garlic Allium ursinum C
Rape (r.o.c) Oil seed Rape Brassica napus (oleifera) C
Red Bartsia Odontites verna L Lemonroyd
Red Campion Silene dioica/Melandrium dioicum C
Red Clover Trifolium pratense C
Red Dead-Nettle Lamium purpureum C
Red Goosefoot Chenopodium rubrum C St Aidan’s
Red Hot Poker (escape) Kniphofia sp. R Shan Ho Br & Woodlesford
Red Valerian Centranthus ruber L Fleet Ln (white flow form )
Redleg Persicaria Persicaria maculosa/Polyg persic C
Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata C
Rose-Bay Fireweed.. Willow-Herb Chamerion angustifolium C
Rough Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium L Little Preston
Rough Hawksbeard Crepis biennis L Fleet plantation
Sainfoin (r.o.c) Onobrychis viciifolia R Fleet Lane
Salad Burnet (Poterium sanguisorba) Sanguisorba minor L Fleet Lane Football field
Salsify (r.o.c) Tragopogon porrifolius R Shan Ho Bridge
Sand Spurrey Spergularia rubra St Aidans
Scarlet Pimpernel Poor Man’s Weatherglass Anagallis arvensis L Old Lock area
Scented Mayweed Matricaria recutita C Fleet Lane
Scentless Mayweed Tripleurospermum inodorum C St Aidan’s
Sea Beet Beta vulgaris ssp.maritima L Astley Lake
Sea Spurge Euphorbia paralias R Skelton. Rare inland .SE344301
Sea Wormwood Artemisia maritima R Shan Ho Bridge
Self-Heal Prunella vulgaris C
Shasta Daisy (escape) Leucanthernum x superbum R St Aidans
Sheep’s Sorrel Rumex acetosella L W of Fleet plantation
Shepherd’s Purse Capsella bursa-pastoris C
Short-fruited Willowherb Epilobium obscurum L Little Preston
Silverweed Potentilla anserina C
Slender Speedwell Veronica filiformis L E end Lowther Lake
Small Scabious Scabiosa columbaria L Fleet Lane Football field
Small Toadflax Chaenorhinum minus L Ash Ponds
Small-Flowered Cranesbill Geranium pusillum L Fuel Depot
Small-flowered Evening Least Ev. Prim. Oenothera cambrica L Fuel Depot
Smooth Hawksbeard Crepis capillaris C
Smooth Sow-Thistle Sonchus oleraceus C Skelton
Smooth Tare Vicia tetrasperma L Low Ash Ponds
Snowdrop (escape) Galanthus nivalis L Fleet Lane
Soapwort Saponaria officinalis L Woodlesford
Southern Marsh Orchid (Dactylorhiza praetermissa) Dactylorchis maculata L Lowther & Shan Ho Bridge
Spanish Bluebell (escape) Hyacinthoides hispanica L Lowther Lake
Spear Mint (escape) Mentha spicata L Skelton
Spear Thistle Cirsium vulgare C
Spear-leaved Orache Halberd-leaved Orache Atriplex prostrata / hastata L Lt Preston & Woodlesford
Spiked Water Milfoil (water) Myriophyllum spicatum C St Aidans
Spotted Medick Calvary Clover Medicago arabica L St Aidan’s
Square St John’s Wort Square stalked St J W Hypericum tetrapterum L Astley islands
Square-stemmed Willowherb Epilobium tetragonum L Little Preston
Sticky Groundsel Senecio viscosus L Fuel Depot
Sticky Mouse-ear Cerastium glomeratum L Ash Ponds
Stinging Nettle Common Nettle Urtica dioica C
Stinking Hellebore (escape) Helleborus foetidus R Lemonroyd
Sulphur Cinquefoil (escape) Potentilla recta L Skelton
Sun Spurge Euphorbia helioscopia L Fleet plantation
Sunflower (escape) Annual Sunflower Helianthus annuus R Skelton
Sweet Cicely Myrrhis odorata Woodlesford Locks SE365295
Tall Rocket Tumbling Mustard Sisymbrium altissimum L Skelton
Tansy Tanacetum vulgare L Shan Ho Bridge
Tansy-leaved Phacelia (roc) Phacelia tanacetifolia R Skelton M1
Thale Cress Arabidopsis thaliana C Ash Ponds
Thorn-apple Datura stramonium R Little Preston  SE387304
Thyme-leaved Sandwort Arenaria serpyllifolia Skelton by railway SE346302
Thyme-leaved Speedwell Veronica serpyllifolia L Temple Newsam
Tomato (escape ) Lycopersicon esculentum sp L Astley islands
Tormentil Potentilla erecta C
Trailing Tormentil Potentilla anglica L Temple Newsam
Trifid Bur-Marigold Bidens tripartita L Astley Lake margins
Tufted Forgetmenot (Myosotis caespitosa) Myosotis laxa C
Tufted Vetch Vicia cracca C
Various-leaved Crowfoot (water) Ranunculus heterophyllus L St Aidan’s
Viper’s Bugloss Echium vulgare R Lemonroyd & Fuel depot
Wall Speedwell Veronica arvensis L Woodlesford
Wallflower (escape) Erysimum cheiri R Caroline Bridge
Wall-Rue (fern) Asplenium ruta-muraria L Old Lock area
Water – pepper Persicaria hydropiper L Temple Newsam   SE368317
Water Dock Rumex hydrolapathum L Astley islands
Water Figwort Scrophularia auriculata L Astley Lake margins
Water Forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides C Lowther Lake
Water Mint Mentha aquatica C Astley Lake margins
Water Plantain (water) Alisma plantago-aquatica C St Aidan’s
Water Speedwell Veronica anagallis-aquatica C Astley islands
Watercress Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum L Little Preston
Wavy Bittercress Cardamine flexuosa C Temple Newsam  SE370318
Wayside Cudweed Marsh Cudweed Gnaphalium uliginosum L Astley islands
Weld Dyer’s Rocket Reseda luteola C
Welsh Poppy (escape) Meconopsis cambrica R Fleet Lane
White Campion Silene latifolia/Melandrium album C
White Clover Dutch or Kentish Clover Trifolium repens C
White Dead-Nettle White Archangel Lamium album C
White Melilot Bokhara Clover Melilotus albus R Caroline Bridge
White Mustard Sinapis alba L Shan Ho Bridge
White Water-Lily (water) Nymphaea alba L Lowther Lake
Wild Angelica Angelica sylvestris C Riverside
Wild Carrot Daucus carota C
Wild Daffodil Narcissus pseudonarcissus R Temple Newsam    SE366318
Wild Mignonette Reseda lutea R Fleet Lane
Wild Radish Raphanus raphanistrum L Shan Ho Bridge
Wild Teasel Dipsacus fullonum L Fleet Lane
Wild Turnip Brassica rapa var. campestris L Woodlesford
Wood Anemone Anemone nemorosa L Temple Newsam
Wood Dock Red Veined Dock Rumex sanguineus L Little Preston
Wood Forget-me-not  (Escape) Myosotis sylvatica C
Wood Goldilocks Goldilocks Buttercup Ranunculus auricomus L Nr Fishponds Lock
Wood -Sage Teucrium scorodonia L Lemonroyd
Woodruff Galium odoratum C
Wood-Sorrel Oxalis acetosella C Temple Newsam
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium L St Aidan’s
Yarrow Achillea millefolium C
Yellow Bartsia Parentucellia viscosa L Nr Skelton marsh
Yellow Flag Flag Iris Iris pseudacorus L St Aidan’s & Lowther Lake
Yellow Loosestrife Lysimachia vulgaris L Lowther & Astley Lakes
Yellow Pimpernel Lysimachia nemorum L Temple Newsam
Yellow Rattle Hay Rattle Rhinanthus crista-galli / minor C St Aidan’s
Yellow Wort Blackstonia perfoliata C St Aidan’s
Zigzag Clover Trifolium medium L Astley Lane
Pyramidal Orchid & Broad-leaved Helleborine found just out of recording area @ SE404278
TREES, SHRUBS AND WOODY CLIMBERS
Common English Name Alternative Names Latin Name Status Location
Alder Alnus glutinosa C/S
Alder Buckthorn Rhamnus frangula R Fleet Lane Plantation
American Red Oak Quercus rubra C Fleet Plantation
Apple Malus domestica sp. R Fleet Lane St. Aidan’ Area
Ash Fraxinus excelsior C/S
Austrian Pine Pinus nigra ssp.nigra C/S
Bay Willow Salix pentandra C/P Lemonroyd
Beech Fagus sylvatica C/S Temple Newsam
Berberis Barberry Berberis thunbergii R Little Preston
Bird Cherry Prunus padus L Old Lock area
Blackthorn Sloe Prunus spinosa C/S
Bladder Senna Colutea arborescens R/S Eshald Lane
Bramble Rubus fruticosus C
Bridewort (douglasii x salicifolia) Spiraea x billiardii R Bullerthorpe Lane
Buddleia Butterfly Bush Buddleja davidii C
Butcher’s Broom Ruscus aculeatus R Swillington Park
Cherry Laurel Prunus laurocerasus L Fleet Lane
Cherry Plum Prunus cerasifera L/P Caroline Bridge
Common Lime Tillia x europaea C/P Temple Newsam
Copper Beech Fagus purpurea L Temple Newsam     SE368318
Corsican Pine Pinus nigra ssp.laricio L Eshald Lane
Crab Apple  Malus sylvestris      SE362302
Crack Willow Salix fragilis L/S Ash Ponds
Dog Rose Rosa canina C/S
Dogwood Cornus sanguinea C/P
Downy Birch Betula pubescens C/S
Elder Sambucus nigra C
False Acacia Robinia pseudoacacia L Fleet Plantation
Field Rose Rosa arvensis L/P Ash Ponds
Forsythia Forsythia x intermedia ‘spectabilis’ R/P Fleet Lane
Goat Willow Common Sallow Salix caprea C
Gorse Ulex europaeus C/S Temple Newsam & St Aidan’s
Grey Poplar Populus canescens C/P Swillington Park
Grey Willow Grey Sallow Salix cinerea ssp. Oleifolia C/S
Grey Willow Grey Sallow Salix cinerea ssp. Cinerea L Ash Ponds
Guelder Rose Viburnum opulus C Lemonroyd
Hawthorn Quickthorn Crataegus monogyna C/S
Hazel Corylus avellana C/S
Hedge Maple Field Maple Acer campestre C/S
Himalayan Cotoneaster Cotoneaster simonsii R Skelton SE355308
Holly Ilex aquifolium C/S Temple Newsam
Holly “Blue Prince” Ilex x meservae L Fleakingley Beck SE388295
Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum L/S Eshald Ln. & Shan Ho. Bridge
Hornbeam Carpinus betulus L Temple Newsam
Horse Chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum C/S
Hybrid Black Poplar Populus x canadensis C
Italian Alder Alnus cordata C St Aidan’s SE390275
Ivy Hedera helix C
Japanese Rose Rosa rugosa C/P
Jaquemont Birch Betula jaquemonti R Little Preston
Larch European Larch Larix decidua C/S
Ling Heather Calluna vulgaris R Fleet Lane Plantation
Lombardy Poplar Populus nigra Cv.Italica L Fleet Lane
Mock Orange Philadelphus coronarius R Temple Newsam   SE375317
Osier Salix viminalis L/S Ash Ponds
Pear Pyrus communis R/S Shan House Bridge
Pedunculate Oak Quercus robur C/S
Privet Japanese Privet Ligustrum ovalifolium L Fleet Lane
Purple Sycamore Acer pseudo.f purpureum R/P Woodlesford Lock
Raspberry Rubus idaea L Fleet Lane & Shan H. Bridge
Red Osier Dogwood Cornus sericea C/P St Aidans
Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum C/S
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia C
Russian Vine Fallopia baldschuanica R Little Preston
Scots Pine Pinus sylvestris L/P Temple Newsam
Sessile Oak Durmast Oak Quercus petraea C/S
Silver Birch Betula pendula C
Snowberry ( nvulans ) Symphoricarpos albus L/S Old Lock area
Swedish Whitebeam Sorbus intermedia C/P Lemonroyd
Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa C Temple Newsam
Sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus C/S
Turkey Oak Quercus cerris L/P Swillington Park
Tutsan Hypericum androsaemum R/S Skelton
Weeping Willow Salix x sepulcralis L Little Preston
White Poplar Abele Populus albus C
White Willow Salix alba L/P Temple Newsam
Whitebeam Sorbus aria C
Wild Cherry Gean . Mazzard Prunus avium C/S
Wych Elm Ulmus glabra C/S
Yew English Yew Taxus baccata
GRASSES, RUSHES, SEDGES ETC.
Common English Name Alternative Name Latin Name Status Location
Annual Meadow-grass Poa annua C
Barren Brome Bromus sterilis C
Branched Bur-reed Sparganium erectum C Lowther Lake  SE404284
Bulrush Great Reedmace Typha latifolia C
Cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata C
Cockspur Echinochloa crus-galli R Little Preston
Common Bent Agrostis capillaris C
Common Club Rush Bulrush Schoenoplectus lacustris L Astley Lake
Common Cotton Grass Eriophorum angustifolium L Ash Ponds. Native
Common Reed Phragmites australis C
Common Spike Rush Eleocharis palustris agg. C Native
Compact Rush Juncus conglomeratus C
Couch Grass Elytrigia repens C
Creeping Bent Agrostis stolonifera C
Creeping Soft-grass Holcus mollis C
Crested Dogstail Cynosurus cristatus C
False Brome Wood False Brome Brachypodium sylvaticum C
False Fox Sedge Carex otrubae Hillside, R St Aidan’s SE395288
False Oat Grass Arrhenatherum elatius C
Field Woodrush Sweep’s Brush Luzula campestris L Temple Newsam
Foxtail Barley Hordeum jubatum L Little Preston
Giant Fescue Festuca gigantea C
Glaucous Sedge Carex flacca  SE366300
Greater Quaking Grs Briza maxima R Little Preston
Hairy Sedge Hammer Sedge Carex hirta C
Hard Rush Juncus inflexus C
Jointed Rush Juncus articulatus C
Pampas Grass (escape) Cortaderia argentea R St Aidan’s
Pendulous Sedge Drooping Sedge Carex pendula L LP . Astley . Canal to Fish P
Perennial Ryegrass Lolium perenne C
Ratstail Fescue Vulpia myuros L Temple Newsam
Red Fescue Creeping Fescue Festuca rubra C
Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea C
Silver Hair-grass Aira caryophyllea L Ash Ponds. Native
Small Sweet-grass Glyceria declinata L Little Preston
Smooth  Meadow Grass Poa pratensis C
Soft Brome Bromus mollis (hordeaceus) C
Soft Rush Juncus effusus C
Spreading Meadow-grass Poa humilis C
Squirrel-tail Fescue Vulpia bromoides L Ash PondsNative . Rare in Yorks (recorded 2005) SE365303
Sweet Flag Acorus calamus R Lemonroyd Marina
Sweet Vernal Anthoxanthum odoratum C
Timothy Cat’s-Tail Phleum pratense C
Toad Rush Juncus bufonius C
Tufted Hair-grass Tussock Grass Deschampsia cespitosa C
Unbranched Bur-reed Sparganium emersum L Canal @ Woodlesford
Velvet Bent Agrostis canina   SE366300
Wall Barley Hordeum murinum C
Wavy Hair Grass Deschampsia flexuosa L Temple Newsam
Wild Oat Avena fatua L Little Preston
Wood Small Reed Bush Grass Calamagrostis epigelos C
Yellow Oat Grass Trisetum flavescens L Ash Ponds
Yorkshire Fog Holcus lanatus C

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