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Ancient Woodland Indicator Plants

  • Code: OP170
  • Author(s): Hotchkiss & Harper
  • Date: 2016
  • Price : £3.30

Ancient woodlands have been around for many centuries - long enough to develop ecosystems that are rich, complex and irreplaceable.

FSC Ancient Woodland Indicator Plants features over 40 flowering plants and ferns that provide evidence that a site has been continuously wooded for hundreds of years.

The beautiful colour illustrations are grouped by woodland type: lowland base-rich woods, upland acid woods and woods on boggy soils. Also included is a table summarising the ancient woodland plants that are best suited as indicators in each part of the country.

Ancient Woodland Indicator Plants was produced in partnership with the Woodland Trust.

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