Plant Records 2002

Plant records for Rutland Water Nature Reserve, 2002

Compiled by Andy Lear

No of species recorded: 222

Species Common name Notes
Acer campestre Field Maple
Acer pseudoplatanus Sycamore
Achillea millefolium Yarrow
Aesculus hippocastanum Horse Chestnut
Agrimonia eupatoria Agrimony
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent
Agrostis stolonifera Creeping Bent
Ajuga reptans Bugle
Alisma plantago-aquatica Common Water Plantain
Alliaria petiolata Garlic Mustard
Allium ursinum Ramsoms
Alnus glutinosa Alder
Alnus incana Grey Alder
Alopecurus geniculatus Marsh Foxtail
Alopecurus pratensis Meadow Foxtail
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal-grass
Anthriscus sylvestris Cow Parsley
Apium nodiflorum Fool’s Watercress
Arctium lappa Greater Burdock Hambleton Wood only
Arctium minus Lesser Burdock
Arrhenatherum elatius False Oat-grass
Arum maculatum Lords and Ladies
Atherium felix-femina Lady Fern Armley Wood only
Barbarea vulgaris Winter-cress
Bellis perennis Daisy
Berberis sp Berberis
Berberis thunbergii Thunberg’s Barberry
Betula pendula Silver Birch
Bidens cernua Nodding Bur-marigold
Bidens tripartita Trifid Bur-marigold
Bolboschoenus maritimus Sea Club-rush
Brachypodium sylvaticum False Brome
Bromopsis ramosa Hairy-brome
Bromus hordeaceus Soft-bome
Buddleija sp. Butterfly-bush
Calamagrostis epigejos Wood Small-reed
Callitriche agg Water-starwort
Callitriche stagnalis Common Water-starwort
Caltha palustris Marsh Marigold
Calystegia sepium Hedge Bindweed
Calystegia silvatica Large Bindweed
Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherd’s Purse
Cardamine flexuosa Wavy Bittercress
Cardamine pratensis Lady’s-smock
Carduus crispus Welted Thistle
Carex acutiformis Lesser Pond-sedge
Carex disticha Brown Sedge
Carex flacca Glaucous Sedge
Carex hirta Hairy Sedge
Carex nigra Common Sedge
Carex otrubae False Fox-sedge
Carex paniculata Greater Tussock -sedge
Carex remota Remote Sedge Armley Wood only
Carex riparia Greater Pond-sedge
Carex sylvatica Wood Sedge
Carpinus betulus Hornbeam
Castanea sativa Sweet Chestnut
Centaurea nigra Black Knapweed
Cerastium fontanum Common Mouse-ear
Cerastium glomeratum Sticky Mouse-ear
Chaerophyllum temulentum Rough Chervil
Chamerion angustifolium Rosebay Willowherb
Chenopodium rubrum Red Goosefoot
Circaea lutetiana Enchanter’s Nightshade
Cirsium arvense Creeping Thistle
Cirsium palustre Marsh Thistle
Cirsium vulgare Spear Thistle
Conium maculatum Hemlock
Conopodium majus Pignut
Convolvulus arvensis Field Bindweed
Cornus sanguinea Dogwood
Coronopus squamatus Swine-cress
Corylus avellana Hazel
Crataegus laevigata Midland Hawthorn
Crataegus monogyna Hawthorn
Crataegus x media Hybrid Hawthorn
Crepis capillaris Smooth Hawk’s-beard
Crepis vesicaria Beaked Hawk’s-beard
Cynosurus cristatus Crested Dog’s-tail
Cytisus scoparius Broom
Dactylis glomerata Cock’s-foot
Dactylorhiza fuchsii Common Spotted Orchid
Daucus carota Wild Carrot
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hair-grass
Digitalis purpuraea Foxglove
Dipsacus fullonum Teasel
Dryopteris affinis agg Scaly Male-fern
Dryopteris dilatata Broad Buckler-fern
Dryopteris felix-mas Male Fern
Eleocharis palustris Common Spike-rush
Elodea canadensis Canadian Waterweed
Elodea nuttallii Nuttall’s Waterweed
Elytrigia repens Couch
Epilobium ciliatum American Willowherb
Epilobium hirsutum Great Willowherb
Epilobium montanum Broad-leaved Willowherb
Epilobium parviflorum Hoary Willowherb
Equisetum arvense Field Horsetail
Equisetum fluviatile Water Horsetail
Equisetum palustre Marsh Horsetail
Erysimum cheiranthoides Treacle-mustard
Euonymus europaeus Spindle
Fagus sylvatica Beech
Festuca gigantea Giant Fescue
Festuca rubra agg Red Fescue
Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet
Fraxinus excelsior Ash
Fritillaria meleagris Fritillary
Galeopsis tetrahit Common Hemp-nettle
Galium aparine Cleavers
Galium palustre Marsh Bedstraw
Geranium dissectum Cut-leaved Crane’s-bill
Geranium robertianum Herb Robert
Geum urbanum Wood Avens
Glechoma hederacea Ground-ivy
Glyceria fluitans Floating Sweet-grass
Glyceria sp Sweet-grass
Gnaphalium uliginosum Marsh Cudweed
Hedera helix Ivy
Heracleum sphondylium Hogweed
Hippuris vulgaris Mare’s-tail
Holcus lanatus Yorkshire Fog
Holcus mollis Creeping Soft-grass
Hordeum murinum Wall Barley
Hordeum secalinum Meadow Barley
Hottonia palustris Water Violet
Humulus lupulus Hop
Hyacinthoides non-scripta Bluebell
Hypericum hirsutum Hairy St John’s-wort
Hypochoeris radicata Cat’s-ear
Ilex aquifolium Holly
Impatiens glandulifera Himalayan Balsam
Iris pseudacorus Yellow iris
Juncus acutiflorus Sharp-flowered Rush
Juncus articulatus Jointed Rush
Juncus bufonius Toad Rush
Juncus conglomeratus Compact Rush
Juncus effusus Soft Rush
Juncus inflexus Hard Rush
Lactuca serriola Prickly Lettuce
Lactuca virosa Great Lettuce
Lamiastrum galeobdolon Yellow Archangel Hambleton Wood only
Lamium album White Dead-nettle
Lapsana communis Nipplewort
Lathyrus pratensis Meadow Vetchling
Lemna minor Common Duckweed
Lemna trisulca Ivy-leaved Duckweed
Leontodon autumnalis Autumn Hawkbit
Leucanthemum vulgare Ox-eye Daisy
Limosella aquatica Mudwort
Lolium perenne Perennial Rye-grass
Lonicera periclymenon Honeysuckle Armley/Hambleton only
Lotus corniculatus Common Bird’s-foot Trefoil
Lotus pedunculatus Greater Bird’s-foot Trefoil
Luzula campestris Field Woodrush
Lychnis flos-cuculi Ragged Robin
Lycopus europaeus Gypsywort
Lythrum salicaria Purple Loosestrife
Malus domestica Apple
Malus sylvestris Crab Apple
Matricaria discoidea Pineappleweed
Mentha aquatica Water Mint
Mentha sp Mint
Mercurialis perennis Dog’s Mercury
Milium effusum Wood Millet
Moehringia trinerva Three-nerved Sandwort
Myosotis arvensis Field Forget-me-not
Myosotis laxa Tufted Forget-me-not
Myosotis scorpioides Water Forget-me-not
Myosoton aquaticum Water Chickweed
Myriophyllum spicatum Spiked Water-milfoil
Odontites vernus Red Bartsia
Ophioglossum vulgatum Adder’s-tongue Fern
Ophrys apifera Bee Orchid
Persicaria amphibia Amphibious Bistort
Persicaria maculosa Redshank
Phalaris arundinacea Reed Canary-grass
Phleum bertolonii Smaller Cat’s-tail
Phleum pratense Timothy
Phragmites australis Common Reed
Picea sitchensis Sitka Spruce
Picris echioides Bristly Ox-tongue
Pinus sylvestris Scot’s Pine
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain
Plantago major Greater Plantain
Poa annua Annual Meadow-grass
Poa pratensis Smooth Meadow-grass
Poa trivialis Rough Meadow-grass
Polygonum aviculare Knotgrass
Polystichum aculeatum Hard Shield-fern Hambleton Wood only
Populus alba White Poplar
Populus tremula Aspen
Populus x canadensis Hybrid Black-poplar
Populus x jackii Balm-of-Gilead
Potamogeton natans Broad-leaved Pondweed
Potamogeton pectinatus Fennel Pondweed
Potentilla anserina Silverweed
Potentilla erecta Tormentil
Potentilla reptans Creeping Cinquefoil
Primula veris Cowslip
Primula vulgaris Primrose
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal
Prunus avium Wild Cherry
Prunus domestica Wild Plum
Prunus spinosa Blackthorn
Pteridium aquilinum Bracken
Quercus cerris Turkey Oak Hambleton Wood only
Quercus robur Pedunculate Oak
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup
Ranunculus aquatilis Common Water-crowfoot
Ranunculus bulbosus Bulbous Buttercup
Ranunculus ficaria Lesser Celandine
Ranunculus repens Creeping Buttercup
Ranunculus sceleratus Celery-leaved Buttercup
Ranunculus trichophyllus Thread-leaved Water-crowfoot
Reseda luteola Weld
Rhamnus cathartica Buckthorn
Rhinanthus minor Yellow-rattle
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum Watercress
Rorippa palustris Marsh Yellow-cress
Rorippa sylvestris Creeping Yellow-cress
Rosa arvensis Field Rose
Rosa canina agg Dog Rose
Rubus fruticosus agg Bramble
Rubus idaeus Raspberry
Rumex acetosa Common Sorrel
Rumex conglomeratus Clustered Dock
Rumex crispus Curled Dock
Rumex maritimus Golden Dock
Rumex obtusifolius Broad-leaved Dock
Rumex sanguineus Wood Dock
Salix alba White Willow
Salix caprea Goat Willow
Salix cinerea agg Grey Willow
Salix fragilis Crack Willow
Salix triandra Almond Willow
Salix viminalis Osier
Sambucus nigra Elder
Sanguisorba officinalis Greater Burnet
Saxifraga granulata Meadow Saxifrage
Schoenoplectus lacustris Common Club-rush
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Grey Club-rush
Scrophularia auriculata Water Figwort
Scrophularia nodosa Common Figwort
Scrophularia umbrosa Green Figwort
Scutellaria galericulata Skullcap
Senecio erucifolius Hoary Ragwort
Senecio jacobaea Common Ragwort
Senecio vulgaris Groundsel
Silene dioica Red Campion
Solanum dulcamara Bittersweet
Sonchus arvensis Perennial Sow-thistle
Sonchus asper Prickly Sow-thistle
Sorbus aria agg Whitebeam
Sorbus aucuparia Rowan
Sorbus torminalis Wild Service-tree
Sparganium erectum Branched Bur-reed
Spiraea sp Bridewort
Stachys palustris Marsh Woundwort
Stachys sylvatica Hedge Woundwort
Stellaria graminea Lesser Stitchwort
Stellaria media Common Chickweed
Symphoricarpos albus Snowberry
Symphoricarpos x chenaultii Hybrid Coralberry
Tamus communis Black Bryony
Taraxacum officinale agg Dandelion
Tilia x europaea Lime
Torilis japonica Upright Hedge-parsley
Tragopogon pratensis ssp minor Goat’s-beard
Trifolium dubium Lesser Trefoil
Trifolium pratense Red Clover
Trifolium repens White Clover
Tripleurospermum inodorum Scentless Mayweed
Trisetum flavescens Yellow Oat-grass
Tussilago farfara Colt’s-foot
Typha latifolia Common Reedmace
Ulex europaeus Common Gorse
Ulmus agg Elm
Ulmus glabra Wych Elm
Ulmus procera English Elm
Ulmus x vegeta Huntingdon Elm
Urtica dioica Common Nettle
Veronica arvensis Wall Speedwell
Veronica beccabunga Brooklime
Veronica catenata Pink Water-speedwell
Veronica chamaedrys Germander Speedwell
Veronica montana Wood Speedwell Armley Wood only
Veronica scutellata Marsh Speedwell
Veronica serpyllifolia Thyme-leaved Speedwell
Viburnum opulus Guelder-rose
Vicia hirsuta Hairy Tare
Vicia sativa Common Vetch
Vicia sepium Bush Vetch
Vicia tetrasperma Smooth Tare