Wormley Hoddesdonpark Woods

Site details

UK map showing location of Wormley Hoddesdonpark Woods Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Wormley Hoddesdonpark Woods SAC/SCI/cSAC
 

Note:

When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli
Wormley Hoddesdonpark Woods in south-east England has large stands of almost pure hornbeam Carpinus betulus (former coppice), with sessile oak Quercus petraea standards. Areas dominated by bluebell Hyacinthoides non-scripta do occur, but elsewhere there are stands of great wood-rush Luzula sylvatica with carpets of the mosses Dicranum majus and Leucobryum glaucum. Locally, a bryophyte community more typical of continental Europe occurs, including the mosses Dicranum montanum, D. flagellare and D. tauricum.

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

Not applicable.


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