Brenscombe Heath

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Aspect Detail
Manager Management Unknown
Habitat Open Heath
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Area Isle of Purbeck

A remnant of heathland just east of Corfe Castle.

Top 10 Species: 
Species Scientific Name Status Record Date Interest Level
Marsh Gentian Gentiana pneumonanthe SSSI Notification
Smooth Snake Coronella austriaca SSSI Notification
Dorset Heath Erica ciliaris SSSI Notification
Sand Lizard Lacerta agilis SSSI Notification
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata SSSI Notification
Bog Bush-cricket Metrioptera brachyptera SSSI Notification
Adders Tongue Fern Ophioglossum vulgatum SSSI Notification
White Beak-sedge Rhynchospora alba SSSI Notification
Bog Asphodel Narthecium ossifragum SSSI Notification
Saw-wort Serratula tinctoria SSSI Notification

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SSSI Details: 
SSSI Name Brenscombe Heath
Interest Biological
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Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Brenscombe Heath
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