Wildlife recorded on St. George's Flower Bank

31 December 2020

 

 

                                                           
                                                                

Plants

                                                               

indigenous plants

276

                                                              

including

                                                               

11

‘Avon Notable’ – locally rare

                                                              
 

of which 9 are Grassland Indicator Species

                                                              

25

other Grassland Indicators

                                                              

introduced/non-indigenous

9

                                                              

garden escapes

30

                                                              

Mosses & Liverworts

28

                                                              
                                                                

total of all vascular plants

343

                                                              
                                                                

Fungi

152

                                                              
                                                                

Invertebrates  

484

 

2013 Invertebrate Survey included:-

                                                            

Birds

49

1

bug - first for South West

                                                            

Mammals

18

1

weevil- first for Somerset:

                                                            

Amphibians/Lizard

3

11

'Key species'

                                                            

Total number of species

1049

2

Red Data Book '' Endangered'

                                                            
  

2

Nationally scarce;

                                                            
  

2

'of Conservation Concern'

                                                            
                                                                

Flowering plant species include:-

                                                               

16 of the 19 species listed by Plantlife as indicator species of lowland meadow

                                                               

and 23 of the 43 species listed as indicator species of calcareous grassland.

                                                               

 (Bromley et al 2019)