Breach Fields

Aspect Detail
Geology Clay
Manager Management Unknown
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Area Northern Dorset
Notes: 

Unimproved grassland just west of Shaftesbury

Top 10 Species: 
Species Scientific Name Status Record Date Interest Level
Corky-fruited Water-dropwort Oenanthe pimpinelloides SSSI Notification
5
Dyers Greenweed Genista tinctoria SSSI Notification
4
Heath Spotted Orchid Dactylorhiza maculata SSSI Notification
4
Devils-bit Scabious Succisa pratensis SSSI Notification
3
Southern Marsh-orchid Dactylorhiza praetermissa SSSI Notification
3
Ragged-Robin Lychnis flos-cuculi SSSI Notification
3
Heath Grass Danthonia decumbens SSSI Notification
2
Betony Stachys officinalis SSSI Notification
2
Pignut Conopodium majus SSSI Notification
2
Crested Dogs-tail Cynosurus cristatus SSSI Notification
2

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Resources: 
News Headlines: 
SSSI Details: 
SSSI Name Breach Fields
Interest Biological
Schedule Link View schedule on Natural England database
Citation Link View full Natural England citation
My Notes
Map Reference: 
SU070158
Location Map: 

This map shows the location of the site within Dorset, You can use the Google map controls to zoom in get a more detailed idea of where it is. Please be aware that the markers are intended to show the general location of the site and may not be on any specific access point.

Statistics: 
Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Breach Fields
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