Aunt Marys Bottom

Aspect Detail
Habitat Reed Bed and Fen
Manager Restricted Access
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Area Western Dorset

A wet site with limited access along a footpath. Some very rare insects have been recorded here.

Top 10 Species: 
Species Scientific Name Status Record Date Interest Level
Marsh Helliborine Epipactis palustris SSSI Notification
Brown Sedge Carex disticha SSSI Notification
Blunt-flowered Rush Juncus subnodulosus SSSI Notification
Remote Sedge Carex remota SSSI Notification
Devils-bit Scabious Succisa pratensis SSSI Notification
Opposite-Leaved Golden-Saxiphrage Chrysosplenium oppositifolium SSSI Notification
Water Avens Geum rivale SSSI Notification
Marsh Valerian Valeriana dioica SSSI Notification
Ragged-Robin Lychnis flos-cuculi SSSI Notification
Hairy Sedge Carex hirta SSSI Notification

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SSSI Name Aunt Marys Bottom
Interest Biological
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Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Aunt Marys Bottom
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