Brickfields Country Park Plantlife

(303 species at )

Of the current total of 483 species to be found at Brickfields Country Park, eleven are Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species (one plant, three bird, one animals and six invertebrates), we also have a possible four more BAP species that we are still researching before adding to our lists.

Information Key -
D = data, I = image, S = sound, V = video, P = poisonous, T = toxic.  New image symbol denotes a new entry in the list,  A Biodiversity Action Plan species is a verified BAP species.

All photographs in the species pages are copyrighted, the respective owner must be contacted before any are used for any purpose.

Unidentified plantlife species   Botanical and other terms

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Aquatic
see also Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Other | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Blunt Leaved Pond WeedPotamogeton obtusifoliusD I
2BogbeanMenyanthes trifoliataD I
3Branched Bur-reedSparganium erectumD I
4Broad Leaved Pond WeedPotamogeton natansD I
5Common DuckweedLemma minorD I
6Common HornwortCeratophyllum demersumD I
7Great ReedmaceTypha latifoliaD I
8Sharp RushJuncus acutusD I
9Water MintMentha aquaticaD I
10White WaterlilyNymphaea albaD I
11Yellow Flag IrisIris pseudacorusD I
12Yellow WaterlilyNymphaea luteaD I
 
Fungi, Lichens & Liverworts
see also Aquatic | Trees and Shrubs | Other | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Fungi - Alder Bracket  A new Plantlife species page, Alder Bracket - Inonotus radiatusInonotus radiatusD I P
2Fungi - Beech WoodwartHypoxylon fragiformeD I P
3Fungi - Black BulgarBulgaria inquinansD I
4Fungi - Blushing Wood  A new Plantlife species page, Blushing Wood Mushroom - Agaricus silvaticusAgaricus silvaticusD I
5Fungi - CandlesnuffXylaria hypoxylonD I P
6Fungi - Chicken of the WoodsLaetiporus sulphureusD I
7Fungi - Clouded Agaric  A new Plantlife species page, Clouded Agaric mushroom - Clitocybe nebularisClitocybe nebularisD I T
8Fungi - Collared EarthstarGeastrum triplexD I P
9Fungi - Common BonnetMycena GalericulataD I
10Fungi - Common InkcapCoprinopsis atramentariaaD I P
11Fungi - Coral MushroomArtomyces pyxidatusD I
12Fungi - Fairy InkcapCoprinus disseminatusD I
13Fungi - Fried Chicken MushroomLyophyllum decastesD I
14Fungi - Hare's foot InkcapCoprinopsis lagopusD I P
15Fungi - Honey fungusArmillaria melleaD I
16Fungi - Jelly EarAuricularia auricula-judaeD I
17Fungi - King Alfred's cakes  A new Plantlife species page, King Alfred's cakes - Daldinia concentricasDaldinia concentricasD I P
18Fungi - Oak Maze-gillDaedalea quercinaD I P
19Fungi - Rust  A new Plantlife species page, Rust - Melampsora spp.Melampsora spp.D I
20Fungi - Phomopsis spp.  A new Plantlife species page, Phomopsis spp.Phomopsis spp.D I
21Fungi - Shaggy InkcapCoprinus comatusD I
22Fungi - Shaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodesD I P
23Fungi - St. Georges MushroomCalocybe GambosaD I
24Fungi - Sulphur TuftHypholoma fasciculareD I P
25Fungi - Turkey TailTrametes versicolorD I
26Fungi - Velvet Shank  A new Plantlife species page, Velvet shank - Flammulina velutipesFlammulina velutipesD I
27Fungi - Yellowing Curtain CrustStereum subtomentosumD I
28Lichens - Aspercilia ContortaAspercilia contortaD I
29Lichens - Caloplaca flavescensCaloplaca flavescensD I
30Lichens - Candelariella aurellaCandelariella aurellaD I
31Lichens - Flavoparmelia caperataFlavoparmelia caperataD I
32Lichens - Hypotrachyna revolutaHypotrachyna revolutaD I
33Lichens - Lecanora campestrisLecanora campestrisD I
34Lichens - Lecanora chlaroteraLecanora chlaroteraD I
35Lichens - Lecanora muralisLecanora muralisD I
36Lichens - Lecanora symmictaLecanora symmictaD I
37Lichens - Lecidella elaeochromaLecidella elaeochromaD
38Lichens - Lepraria incanaLepraria incanaD I
39Lichens - Melanelixia fuliginosaMelanelixia fuliginosaD I
40Lichens - Parmelia sulcataParmelia sulcataD I
41Lichens - Parmotrema perlatumParmotrema perlatumD I
42Lichens - Phaeophyscia orbicularisPhaeophyscia orbicularisD I
43Lichens - Physcia adscendensPhyscia adscendensD I
44Lichens - Physcia tenellaPhyscia tenellaD I
45Lichens - Physconia griseaPhysconia griseaD I
46Lichens - Ramalina farinaceaRamalina farinaceaD I P
47Lichens - Xanthoria calcicolaXanthoria calcicolaD I
48Lichens - Xanthoria elegansXanthoria elegansD I
49Lichens - Xanthoria parietinaXanthoria parietinaD I
50Liverwort - Frullania dilatataFrullania dilatataD I
 
Trees & Shrubs
see also Aquatic | Fungi | Other | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Alder - AlderAlnus GlutinosaD I
2Alder - GreenAlnus viridisD I
3Alder - ItalianAlnus cordataD I
4AshFraxinus excelsiorD I
5BeechFagus sylvaticaD I
6BerberisBerberis sp.D I P
7BirchBetula pendulaD I
8BlackthornPrunus spinosaD I
9Black PoplarPopulus nigraD I
10Broad leaved Cockspur ThornCrataegus x persimilisD I
11BroomCytisus scopariusD I P
12BuddleiaBuddleia davidiiD I
13Cherry LaurelPrunus laurocerasusD I P
14CotoneasterCotoneaster pannosaD I
15Crab AppleMalus sylvestrisD I
16Crab Apple - "Golden hornet"Malus var. calocarpaD I
17DogwoodCornus sanguineaD I P
18European MistletoeViscum albumraD I P
19ElderberrySambucus nigraD I P
20Field MapleAcer campestreD I
21Field RoseRosa ArvensisD I
22ForsythiaForsythia suspensaD I
23GooseberryRibes uva-crispaD I
24GorseUlex europaeusD I
25HawthornCrataegus monogynaD I
26Japanese Elm  A new Plantlife species page, Japanese Elm - Ulmus davidiana var. japonicaUlmus davidiana var. japonicaD I
27Hawthorn - Midland - "Paul's Scarlet"Crataegus laevigata spp. pauliiD
28HazelCorylus avellanaD I
29HollyIlex aquifoliumD I P
30HoneysuckleLonicera periclymenumD I P
31Horse ChestnutAesculus hippocastanumD I P
32Ivy - IvyHedera helixD I P
33Ivy - Varigated Hedera helix spp. ‘Caecillia’D I P
34LaburnumLaburnum anagyroidesD I P
35Lawson CypressChamaecyparis lawsonianaD I P
36MahoniaBerberidaceaeD I
37Norway Maple  A new Plantlife species page, Norway Maple - Acer platanoidesAcer platanoidesD I
38Oak - EnglishQuercus roburD I
39Oak - HolmQuercus petraeaD I P
40Oak - SessileQuercus ilexaeD I
41Oak - TurkeyQuercus cerrisD I
42Plum - Cherry PlumPrunus cerasiferaD I
43Plum - DamsonPrunus domesticaD I
44Plum - Victoria PlumPrunus domestica ssp. VictoriaD I
45Plum - White Bullace (Green Damson)Prunus domestica ssp. insititiaD I
46PrivetLigustrum vulgareD I P
47PyracanthaPyracantha coccineaD I
48QuinceCydonia oblongaD I P
49RaspberryRubus idaeusD I
50RhododendronRhododendron ponticumD I P
51RowanSorbus aucupariaD I
52SnowberrySymphoricarpos albusD I P
53Sweet BriarRosa rubinginosaD I
54SycamoreAcer pseudoplantanusD I
55Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissimasD I
56Wild CherryPrunus aviumD I P
57Wild (dog) roseRosa caninaD I
58Willow - CrackSalix fragilisD I
59Willow - GoatSalix capreaD I
60Willow - GreySalix cinereaD
61Willow - Osier  A new Plantlife species page, Osier Willow - Salix viminalisSalix viminalisD I
62Willow - WeepingSalix x chrysocomaD I
63Willow - White  A new Plantlife species page, White Willow - Salix albaSalix albaD I
64YewTaxus baccataD I P
 
Other plants
see also Aquatic | Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Alfalfa, LucerneMedicago sativaD I
2Astilbe  A new Plantlife species page, Astilbe - astilbe sp.Astilbe sp.D I
3Birdsfoot TrefoilLotus corniculatusD I
4Bittercress - HairyCardamine hirsutaD I
5Bittercress - Wavy  A new Plantlife species page, Wavy Bittercress - Cardamine flexuosaCardamine flexuosaD I
6Black HorehoundBallota nigraD I
7Black MedicMedicago lupulinaD I
8BluebellHyacinthoides non-scriptaD I P
9BrambleRubus fruiticosus aggD I
10Bristly OxtonguePicris echioidesD I
11Burdock - Greater Arctium lappaD I
12Burdock - Lesser Arctium minusD I
13Bulbous ButtercupRannunculus bulbosusD I P
14Charlock (Wild Mustard)Sinapis arvensisD I
15ChickweedStellaria mediaD I
16ChivesAllium schoenoprasumD I
17Clover - RedTrifolium trifolium pratenseD I
18Clover - WhiteTrifolium repensD I
19Clustered Mouse EarCerastium glomeratumD I
20Colt's footTussilago farfaraD I
21ColumbineAquilegia vulgarisD I P
22Common - KnapweedCentaurea nigraD I
23Common - Mouse EarCerastium fontanumD I
24Common - Spotted OrchidDactylorhiza fuchsiiD I
25Common - VetchVicia sativaD I
26Corn Chamomile  A new Plantlife species page, Corn Chamomile - Anthemis arvensisAnthemis arvensisD I
27Corn Cockle  A new Plantlife species page, Corn Cockle - Agrostemma githagoAgrostemma githagoD I P
28Cornflower  A new Plantlife species page, Cornflower - Centaurea cyanusAgrostemma githagoD I
29Corn Marigold  A new Plantlife species page, Corn Marigold - Glebionis segetumGlebionis segetumD I
30Cow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestrisD I
31Creeping ButtercupRanunculus repensD   P
32Creeping CinquefoilPotentilla reptansD I
33Crocosmia, MontbretiaCrocosmia spp.D I
34CrocusCrocus vernus.D I P
35Cuckoo flowerCardamine pratensisD I
36CyclamenCyclamen hederaefoliumD I P
37DaffodilNarcissus pseudonarcissusD I P
38DaisyBellis perennisD I
39DandelionTaraxacum officinaleD I
40Deadly NightshadeAtropa belladonnaD I P
41Dock - Broad Leaved DockRumex obtusifoliusD I
42Dock - Clustered DockRumex conglomeratusD I
43Dock - Curled DockRumex crispusD I
44Dock - Wood DockRumex sanguineusD
45False Fox SedgeCarex otrubaeD I
46Fern - Hart's-tongue  A new Plantlife species page, Hart's-tongue fern - Asplenium scolopendriumAsplenium scolopendriumD I
47Fern - Male  A new Plantlife species page, Male Fern - Dryopteris filixmas agg.Dryopteris filixmas agg.D I P
48Feverfew  A new Plantlife species page, Feverfew - Tanacetum partheniumTanacetum partheniumD I T
49Field ChickweedCerastium arvenseD I
50Geranium - Cut-leaved CranesbillGeranium dissectumD I
51Geranium - Doves-foot CranesbillGeranium molleD I
52Geranium - Herb RobertGeranium robertianumD I
53Geranium - Shining CranesbillGeranium lucidumD I
54Geranium - Small flowered  A new Plantlife species page, Small Flowered Geranium - Geranium pusillumGeranium pusillumD I
55Geranium - Cranesbill - x oxonianumGeranium x oxonianum spp. HollywoodD I
56Horsetail - FieldEquisetum arvenseD I
57Horsetail - Great  A new Plantlife species page, Great Horsetail - Equisetum telmateiaEquisetum telmateiaD I T
58Field MadderSherardia arvensisD I
59Fools WatercressApium nodiflorumD I
60FoxgloveDigitalis purpureaD I P
61Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolataD I
62Grape HyacinthMuscari armeniacumD I
63GoatsbeardTragopogon pratensisD I
64GoosegrassGalium aparineD I
65Grass - Annual Meadow GrassPoa annuaD I
66Grass - Canary  A new Plantlife species page, Canary grass - Phalaris canariensisPhalaris canariensisD I
67Grass - CocksfootDactylis glomerataD I
68Grass - Common BentAgrostis capillarisD I
69Grass - Common Meadow GrassPoa pratensisD I
70Grass - CouchElymus repensD I
71Grass - Creeping Bent  A new Plantlife species page, Creeping Bent - Agrostis stoloniferaAgrostis stoloniferaD I
72Grass - False Oat GrassArrhenatherum elatiusD I
73Grass - Flote GrassGlyceria fluitansD I
74Grass - Gardeners GartersPhalaris ArundinaceaD
75Grass - Hairy BromeBromopsis ramosaD I
76Grass - Hairy SedgeCarex hirtaD I
77Grass - Red fescueFestuca rubraD I
78Grass - Grass - Rough Meadow  A new Plantlife species page, Rough Meadow grass - Poa trivialisPoa trivialisD I
79Grass - Perennial RyegrassLolium perenneD I
80Grass - Soft BromeBromus hordeaceusD I
81Grass - Barren BromeBromus sterilisD I
82Grass - Yorkshire FogHolcus lanatusD I
83Grass - Wall BarleyOrdeum murinumD I
84Greater PeriwinkleVinca majorD I P
85Great WillowherbEpilobium hirsutumD I
86Green AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirensD I
87Ground IvyGlechoma hederaceaD I T
88GroundselSenecio vulgarisD I P
89Hairy Cat's EarHypochoeris radicataD I
90Hedge BindweedCalystegia sepiumD I
91Hedge WoundwortStachys sylvaticaD I
92HogweedHeracleum sphondyliumD I P
93HopHumulus lupulusD I
94HorseradishArmoracia rusticanaD I
95Knotgrass  A new Plantlife species page, Knotgrass - Polygonum avicularePolygonum aviculareD I
96Icelandic PoppyPapaver nudicauleD I P
97Lesser CelandineFicaria vernaD I T
98Lesser HawkbitLeontodon taraxacoidesD I
99Lesser Trefoil  A new Plantlife species page, Lesser Trefoil - Trifolium dubiumTrifolium dubiumD I
100Loddon Lily  A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Loddon Lily - Leucojum aestivumLeucojum aestivumD I
101Lords & LadiesArum maculatumD I P
102MallowMalva sylvestrisD I
103Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisD I
104Marsh WoundwortStachys palustrisD I
105Meadow ButtercupRanunculus acrisD I P
106MeadowsweetFilipendula ulmariaD
107Moss - BryumBryum capillareD I
108Moss - Common FeatherKindbergia praelongaD I
109Moss - Cypress Leaved PlaitHypnum cupressiformeD I
110Moss - Grey Cushioned GrimmiaGrimmia pulvinataD I
111Moss - HaircapPolytrichum communeD I
112Moss - FeatherHomalothecium sericeumD I
113Moss - Rough Stalked FeatherBrachythecium rutabulumD I
114MugwortArtemesia vulgarisD I
115Nettle - Red Dead NettleLamium purpureumD I
116Nettle - StingingUrtica dioicaD I T
117Nettle - White Dead NettleLamium albumD I
118New York AsterAster novi-belgiiD I
119NipplewortLapsana communisD I
120Oxeye DaisyLeucanthemum vulgareD I
121Pendulous SedgeCarex pendulaD I
122PeonyPaeoniaD I
123Pineapple WeedMatricaria discoideaD I
124Plantain - Broad LeafPlantago majorD I
125Plantain - RibwortPlantago lanceolataD I
126Poppy  A new Plantlife species page, Common Poppy - Papaver rhoeasPapaver rhoeasD I P
127Prickly LettuceLactuca serriolaD I
128PrimrosePrimula vulgarisD I
129Purple ToadflaxLinaria purpureaD I P
130Ragwort - CommonSenecio jacobaeaD I P
131Ragwort - OxfordSenecio squalidusD I P
132Red BartsiaOdontites vernusD I
133Russian ComfreySymphytum x uplandicumD I T
134Selfheal  A new Plantlife species page, Selfheal - Prunella vulgarisPrunella vulgarisD I P
135Shepherd's PurseCapsella bursa-pastorisD I
136Siberian SquillScilla bifoliaD I P
137SilverweedPotentilla anserinaD I
138Smooth Hawks BeardCrepis capillarisD I
139SnowdropGalanthus nivalisD I P
140Soft RushJuncus effususliD I
141SorrelRumex acetosaD I P
142Speedwell - Common Field  A new Plantlife species page, Common Field-speedwell - Veronica persicaVeronica persicaD I
143Speedwell - Ivy Leaved SpeedwellVeronica hederifoliaD I
144Speedwell - Germander SpeedwellVeronica chamaedrysD I
145Speedwell - Thyme-leaved SpeedwellVeronica serpyllifoliaD I
146Spiked Sedge  A new Plantlife species page, Spiked Sedge - Carex spicataCarex spicataD I
147Spotted MedickMedicago arabicaD I
148Star of BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatumD I P
149Stitchwort - GreaterStellaria holosteaD I
150Stitchwort - Lesser  A new Plantlife species page, Lesser Stitchwort - Stellaria gramineaeStellaria gramineaeD I
151St John's WortHypericum perforatumD I
152Tall MelliotMelilotus latissimusD I
153TansyTanacetum vulgarisD I P
154TeaselDipsacus fulloniumD I
155Thistle - CreepingCirsium arvenseD I
156Thistle - SpearCirsium vulgareiD I
157Tomato  A new Plantlife species page, Tomato - Solanum lycopersicumSolanum lycopersicumD I P
158Trifid Bur-MarigoldBidens tripartitaD I
159Tufted VetchVicia craccaD I
160Violet - SweetViola odorataD I P
161Violet - HairyViola hirtaD I P
162Water AvensGeum rivaleD I
163Water Forget-me-notMyosotis scorpioidesD I
164Wild CarrotDaucus carotaD I
165Wild CeleryApium graveolensD I T
166Winter HeliotropePetasites fragransD I
167Wood AvensGeum urbanumD I
168Wood Forget-me-notMyosotis sylvaticaD I
169Wood SorrelOxalis AcetosellaD I
170Woody NightshadeSolanum dulcamaraD I P
171YarrowAchillea millefoliumD I
172Yellow ArchangelLamium (Lamiastrum) galeobdolonD I
173Yellow HawkweedHieracium praealtumD I
174Yellow LoosestrifeLysimachia vulgarisD I
175Yellow RocketBarbarea vulgarisD I
 
Invasive
see also Aquatic | Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Other
The following invasive species have been eradicated from the park in the last few years, contact F.B.C.P. if you also have a problem with them and require further information.
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Canada Pond WeedElodea canadensisD I
2Japanese KnotweedReynoutria japonicaD I

Please do not introduce or remove any wildlife in the environment, besides being illegal, some introduced species could become widespread and threaten our own native species, as the Grey Squirrel has done to the Red Squirrel.


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