Extra Information

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust – Brandsby Churchyard

Species List (flowering plants)

Dormant Plants:
  • • Heracleum sphondylium
  • • Autumn Hawkbit
  • • Arrhenatherum elatius
  • • Hogweed
  • • Dactylis glomerata
  • • False Oat Grass
  • • Leontodon autumnalis
  • • Cocksfoot
Also present:
  • • Urtica dioica
  • • Urtica dioica
  • • Ryegrass
  • • Vicia sepium
  • • Common Bent
  • • Ranunculus repens
  • • Herb Robert
  • • Cardamine pratensis
  • • Broad-leaved Willowherb
  • • Arctium minus
  • • Germander Speedwell
  • • Cirsium vulgare
  • • Meadow Buttercup
  • • Hvpochoeris radicata
  • • Broad-leaved Dock
  • • Trifolium repens
  • • Cow Parsley
  • • Nettlec
  • • Taraxacum officinalis
  • • Bush Vetch
  • • Veronica serpyllifolia
  • • Creeping Buttercup
  • • Galium aparine
  • • Cuckoo Flower
  • • Rubus fruticosus
  • • Burdock
  • • Mercurialis perennis
  • • Spear Thistle
  • • ‘Rumex acetosa
  • • Common Cat’s-ear
  • • Lapsana communis
  • • White Clover
  • • Lolium, perenne
  • • Dandelion
  • • Agrostis capillaris
  • • Thyme-leaved Speedwell
  • • Geranium robertianum
  • • Goose-grass
  • • Epilobium montanum
  • • Bramble
  • • Veronica chamaedry
  • • Dog’s Mercury
  • • Ranunculus acris
  • • Common Sorrel
  • • Rumex obtusifolius
  • • Nipplewort
  • • Anthriscus sylvestris
Trees:
  • • Acer pseudoplatanus
  • • Elder (seedling)
  • • Taxus baccatus
  • • Sycamore (seedling)
  • • Crataegus monogyna
  • • Yew
  • • Sambucus niger
  • • Hawthorn
Area of tended graves, kept close-mown. Species present include
  • • Bellis perennis
  • • Rib-wort Plantain
  • • Daisy
  • • Plantago lanceolata
Close-cut grass mown throughout year Recently cut so identification difficult and many species not identified.
  • • Veronica chamaedrys
  • • Dandelion
  • • Potentilla sterilis
  • • Cocksfoot
  • • Holcus lanatus
  • • Nipplewort
  • • Mercurialis perennis
  • • False Oat Grass
  • • Germander Speedwell
  • • Cardamine pratense
  • • Barren Strawberry
  • • Heracleum sphondylium
  • • Yorkshire Fog
  • • Geranium robertianum
  • • Dog’s Mercury
  • • Taraxacum officina’ais
  • • Cuckoo Flower
  • • Dactylis glomerata
  • • Hogweed
  • • Lapsana communis
  • • Herb Robert
  • • Arrhenatherum elatius
Walls

Because of recent repair and rebuilding, there are no plants colonising the stone boundary wall, apart from a small amount of ivy.