Brickfields Country Park Plantlife

(321 species at )

Of the current total of 511 species to be found at Brickfields Country Park, eleven are Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species (one plant, three birds, one animal and six invertebrates), we also have a possible four more BAP species that we are still researching before adding to our lists.  There are a further 58 unidentified species in four groups that can be seen from the link just below.

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 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 BracketInonotus radiatusD I P
2Fungi - Amber Jelly  A new Plantlife species page, Amber Jelly fungus - Exidia recisaExidia recisaD I
3Fungi - Beech WoodwartHypoxylon fragiformeD I P
4Fungi - Black BulgarBulgaria inquinansD I
5Fungi - Blushing WoodAgaricus silvaticusD I
6Fungi - CandlesnuffXylaria hypoxylonD I P
7Fungi - Chicken of the WoodsLaetiporus sulphureusD I
8Fungi - Clouded AgaricClitocybe nebularisD I T
9Fungi - Collared EarthstarGeastrum triplexD I P
10Fungi - Common BonnetMycena GalericulataD I
11Fungi - Common InkcapCoprinopsis atramentariaD I P
12Fungi - Coral MushroomArtomyces pyxidatusD I
13Fungi - Fairy InkcapCoprinus disseminatusD I
14Fungi - Fried Chicken MushroomLyophyllum decastesD I
15Fungi - Hare's foot InkcapCoprinopsis lagopusD I P
16Fungi - Honey fungusArmillaria melleaD I
17Fungi - Jelly EarAuricularia auricula-judaeD I
18Fungi - King Alfred's cakesDaldinia concentricaD I P
19Fungi - Lacquered Bracket  A new Plantlife species page, Lacquered Bracket fungus - Ganoderma lucidumGanoderma lucidumD I
20Fungi - Oak Maze-gillDaedalea quercinaD I P
21Fungi - RustMelampsora spp.D I
22Fungi - Phomopsis spp.Phomopsis spp.D I
23Fungi - Shaggy InkcapCoprinus comatusD I
24Fungi - Shaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodesD I P
25Fungi - Silverleaf  A new Plantlife species page, Silverleaf Fungus - Chondrostereum purpureumChondrostereum purpureumD I
26Fungi - St. Georges MushroomCalocybe GambosaD I
27Fungi - Sulphur TuftHypholoma fasciculareD I P
28Fungi - TurkeytailTrametes versicolorD I
29Fungi - Velvet ShankFlammulina velutipesD I
30Fungi - Yellowing Curtain CrustStereum subtomentosumD I
31Lichens - Aspercilia ContortaAspercilia contortaD I
32Lichens - Caloplaca flavescensCaloplaca flavescensD I
33Lichens - Candelariella aurellaCandelariella aurellaD I
34Lichens - Flavoparmelia caperataFlavoparmelia caperataD I
35Lichens - Hypotrachyna revolutaHypotrachyna revolutaD I
36Lichens - Lecanora campestrisLecanora campestrisD I
37Lichens - Lecanora chlaroteraLecanora chlaroteraD I
38Lichens - Lecanora muralisLecanora muralisD I
39Lichens - Lecanora symmictaLecanora symmictaD I
40Lichens - Lecidella elaeochromaLecidella elaeochromaD
41Lichens - Lepraria incanaLepraria incanaD I
42Lichens - Melanelixia fuliginosaMelanelixia fuliginosaD I
43Lichens - Parmelia sulcataParmelia sulcataD I
44Lichens - Parmotrema perlatumParmotrema perlatumD I
45Lichens - Phaeophyscia orbicularisPhaeophyscia orbicularisD I
46Lichens - Physcia adscendensPhyscia adscendensD I
47Lichens - Physcia tenellaPhyscia tenellaD I
48Lichens - Physconia griseaPhysconia griseaD I
49Lichens - Ramalina farinaceaRamalina farinaceaD I P
50Lichens - Xanthoria calcicolaXanthoria calcicolaD I
51Lichens - Xanthoria elegansXanthoria elegansD I
52Lichens - Xanthoria parietinaXanthoria parietinaD I
53Liverwort - Frullania dilatataFrullania dilatataD I
 
Trees & Shrubs
see also Aquatic | Fungi | Other | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Alder - AlderAlnus GlutinosaD I
2Alder - GreenAlnus viridisD I
3Alder - Grey  A new Plantlife species page, Grey Alder - Alnus incanaAlnus incanaD I
4Alder - ItalianAlnus cordataD I
5AshFraxinus excelsiorD I
6BeechFagus sylvaticaD I
7BerberisBerberis sp.D I P
8BirchBetula pendulaD I
9BlackthornPrunus spinosaD I
10Black PoplarPopulus nigraD I
11Broad leaved Cockspur ThornCrataegus x persimilisD I
12BroomCytisus scopariusD I P
13BuddleiaBuddleia davidiiD I
14Cherry LaurelPrunus laurocerasusD I P
15CotoneasterCotoneaster pannosaD I
16Crab AppleMalus sylvestrisD I
17Crab Apple - "Golden hornet"Malus var. calocarpaD I
18DogwoodCornus sanguineaD I P
19Dogwood - alternate leavedCornus alternifoliaD I
20English Elm  A new Plantlife species page, English Elm - Ulmus proceraUlmus proceraD I
21European MistletoeViscum albumD I P
22Field MapleAcer campestreD I
23Field RoseRosa ArvensisD I
24ForsythiaForsythia suspensaD I
25GooseberryRibes uva-crispaD I
26GorseUlex europaeusD I
27HawthornCrataegus monogynaD I
28Hornbeam  A new Plantlife species page, Hornbeam - Carpinus betulusCarpinus betulusD I
29Japanese ElmUlmus davidiana var. japonicaD I
30Hawthorn - Midland - "Paul's Scarlet"Crataegus laevigata spp. pauliiD
31HazelCorylus avellanaD I
32HollyIlex aquifoliumD I P
33HoneysuckleLonicera periclymenumD I P
34Horse ChestnutAesculus hippocastanumD I P
35Ivy - IvyHedera helixD I P
36Ivy - VariegatedHedera helix spp. ‘Caecillia’D I P
37LaburnumLaburnum anagyroidesD I P
38Lawson CypressChamaecyparis lawsonianaD I P
39MahoniaBerberidaceaeD I
40Norway MapleAcer platanoidesD I
41Oak - EnglishQuercus roburD I
42Oak - HolmQuercus petraeaD I P
43Oak - SessileQuercus ilexaeD I
44Oak - TurkeyQuercus cerrisD I
45Plum - Cherry PlumPrunus cerasiferaD I
46Plum - DamsonPrunus domesticaD I
47Plum - Greengage  A new Plantlife species page, Greengage - Prunus domestica italicaPrunus domestica ssp. italicaD I
48Plum - Victoria PlumPrunus domestica ssp. VictoriaD I
49Plum - White Bullace (Green Damson)Prunus domestica ssp. insititiaD I
50PrivetLigustrum vulgareD I P
51PyracanthaPyracantha coccineaD I
52QuinceCydonia oblongaD I P
53RaspberryRubus idaeusD I
54RhododendronRhododendron ponticumD I P
55RowanSorbus aucupariaD I
56SnowberrySymphoricarpos albusD I P
57Sweet BriarRosa rubinginosaD I
58SycamoreAcer pseudoplantanusD I
59Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissimasD I
60Tree Mallow  A new Plantlife species page, Tree-mallow - Malva arboreaSalix viminalisD I
61Wild CherryPrunus aviumD I P
62Wild (dog) roseRosa caninaD I
63Willow - CrackSalix fragilisD I
64Willow - GoatSalix capreaD I
65Willow - GreySalix cinereaD
66Willow - OsierSalix viminalisD I
67Willow - Weeping CrackSalix pendulinaD I
68Willow - WhiteSalix albaD I
69YewTaxus baccataD I P
 
Other plants
see also Aquatic | Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Alfalfa, LucerneMedicago sativaD I
2AstilbeAstilbe sp.D I
3Birdsfoot TrefoilLotus corniculatusD I
4Bittercress - HairyCardamine hirsutaD I
5Bittercress - WavyCardamine flexuosaD I
6Black HorehoundBallota nigraD I
7Black MedicMedicago lupulinaD I
8BluebellHyacinthoides non-scriptaD I P
9BrambleRubus fruiticosus aggD I
10Bristly OxtonguePicris echioidesD I
11Burdock - GreaterArctium lappaD I
12Burdock - LesserArctium 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 ChamomileAnthemis arvensisD I
27Corn CockleAgrostemma githagoD I P
28CornflowerAgrostemma githagoD I
29Corn MarigoldGlebionis 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
40Dock - Broad Leaved DockRumex obtusifoliusD I
41Dock - Clustered DockRumex conglomeratusD I
42Dock - Curled DockRumex crispusD I
43Dock - Wood DockRumex sanguineusD
44False Fox SedgeCarex otrubaeD I
45Fern - Hart's-tongueAsplenium scolopendriumD I
46Fern - MaleDryopteris filixmas agg.D I P
47Fern - Soft shield  A new Plantlife species page, Soft Shield-fern - Polystichum setiferumPolystichum setiferumD I P
48FeverfewTanacetum 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 floweredGeranium pusillumD I
55Geranium - Cranesbill - x oxonianumGeranium x oxonianum spp. HollywoodD I
56Horsetail - FieldEquisetum arvenseD I
57Horsetail - GreatEquisetum 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 - Barley  A new Plantlife species page, Barley - Hordeum vulgareHordeum vulgareD I
67Grass - CanaryPhalaris canariensisD I
68Grass - CocksfootDactylis glomerataD I
69Grass - Common BentAgrostis capillarisD I
70Grass - Common Meadow GrassPoa pratensisD I
71Grass - CouchElymus repensD I
72Grass - Creeping BentAgrostis stoloniferaD I
73Grass - False Oat GrassArrhenatherum elatiusD I
74Grass - Flote GrassGlyceria fluitansD I
75Grass - Gardeners GartersPhalaris ArundinaceaD
76Grass - Hairy BromeBromopsis ramosaD I
77Grass - Hairy SedgeCarex hirtaD I
78Grass - Red fescueFestuca rubraD I
79Grass - Rough MeadowPoa trivialisD I
80Grass - Perennial RyegrassLolium perenneD I
81Grass - Soft BromeBromus hordeaceusD I
82Grass - Barren BromeBromus sterilisD I
83Grass - Yorkshire FogHolcus lanatusD I
84Grass - Wall BarleyOrdeum murinumD I
85Grass - Wood Melick  A new Plantlife species page, Barley - Hordeum vulgareMelica unifloraD I
86Greater PeriwinkleVinca majorD I P
87Green AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirensD I
88Ground Elder  A new Plantlife species page, Ground elder - Aegopodium podagrariaAegopodium podagrariaD I
89Ground IvyGlechoma hederaceaD I T
90GroundselSenecio vulgarisD I P
91Hairy Cat's EarHypochoeris radicataD I
92Hedge BindweedCalystegia sepiumD I
93Hedge WoundwortStachys sylvaticaD I
94HogweedHeracleum sphondyliumD I P
95HopHumulus lupulusD I
96HorseradishArmoracia rusticanaD I
97KnotgrassPolygonum aviculareD I
98Icelandic PoppyPapaver nudicauleD I P
99Lesser CelandineFicaria vernaD I T
100Lesser HawkbitLeontodon taraxacoidesD I
101Lesser TrefoilTrifolium dubiumD I
102Loddon Lily  A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Loddon Lily - Leucojum aestivumLeucojum aestivumD I
103Lords & LadiesArum maculatumD I P
104MallowMalva sylvestrisD I
105Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisD I
106Marsh WoundwortStachys palustrisD I
107Meadow ButtercupRanunculus acrisD I P
108MeadowsweetFilipendula ulmariaD
109Moss - BryumBryum capillareD I
110Moss - Common FeatherKindbergia praelongaD I
111Moss - Cypress Leaved PlaitHypnum cupressiformeD I
112Moss - Grey Cushioned GrimmiaGrimmia pulvinataD I
113Moss - HaircapPolytrichum communeD I
114Moss - FeatherHomalothecium sericeumD I
115Moss - Rough Stalked FeatherBrachythecium rutabulumD I
116MugwortArtemesia vulgarisD I
117Nettle - Red Dead NettleLamium purpureumD I
118Nettle - StingingUrtica dioicaD I T
119Nettle - White Dead NettleLamium albumD I
120New York AsterAster novi-belgiiD I
121Nightshade - Deadly NightshadeAtropa belladonnaD I P
122Nightshade - Enchanter's nightshade  A new Plantlife species page, Enchanter's nightshade - Circaea lutetianaCircaea lutetianamD I
123Nightshade - Woody NightshadeSolanum dulcamaraD I P
124NipplewortLapsana communisD I
125Oxeye DaisyLeucanthemum vulgareD I
126Pendulous SedgeCarex pendulaD I
127PeonyPaeoniaD I
128Pineapple WeedMatricaria discoideaD I
129Plantain - Broad LeafPlantago majorD I
130Plantain - RibwortPlantago lanceolataD I
131PoppyPapaver rhoeasD I P
132Prickly LettuceLactuca serriolaD I
133PrimrosePrimula vulgarisD I
134Purple ToadflaxLinaria purpureaD I P
135Ragwort - CommonSenecio jacobaeaD I P
136Ragwort - OxfordSenecio squalidusD I P
137Red BartsiaOdontites vernusD I
138Red Campion  A new Plantlife species page, Red Campion - Silene dioicaSilene dioicaD I
139Russian ComfreySymphytum x uplandicumD I T
140SelfhealPrunella vulgarisD I P
141Shepherd's PurseCapsella bursa-pastorisD I
142Siberian SquillScilla bifoliaD I P
143SilverweedPotentilla anserinaD I
144Smooth Hawks BeardCrepis capillarisD I
145SnowdropGalanthus nivalisD I P
146Soft RushJuncus effususliD I
147SorrelRumex acetosaD I P
148Speedwell - Common FieldVeronica persicaD I
149Speedwell - Ivy LeavedVeronica hederifoliaD I
150Speedwell - Thyme-leavedVeronica serpyllifoliaD I
151Speedwell - WoodVeronica montanaD I
152Spiked SedgeCarex spicataD I
153Spotted MedickMedicago arabicaD I
154Star of BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatumD I P
155Stitchwort - GreaterStellaria holosteaD I
156Stitchwort - LesserStellaria gramineaeD I
157St John's WortHypericum perforatumD I
158Tall MelliotMelilotus latissimusD I
159TansyTanacetum vulgarisD I P
160TeaselDipsacus fulloniumD I
161Thistle - CreepingCirsium arvenseD I
162Thistle - SpearCirsium vulgareiD I
163TomatoSolanum lycopersicumD I P
164Trifid Bur-MarigoldBidens tripartitaD I
165Upright Hedge-parsley  A new Plantlife species page, Upright Hedge-parsley - Torilis japonicaTorilis japonicaD I
166Tufted VetchVicia craccaD I
167Violet - Dog  A new Plantlife species page, Dog Violet - Viola rivinianaViola rivinianaD I
168Violet - HairyViola hirtaD I P
169Violet - SweetViola odorataD I P
170Vipers' bugloss  A new Plantlife species page, Viper's Bugloss - Echium vulgareEchium vulgareD I
171Water AvensGeum rivaleD I
172Water Forget-me-notMyosotis scorpioidesD I
173Wild CarrotDaucus carotaD I
174Wild CeleryApium graveolensD I T
175Willowherb - Great WillowherbEpilobium hirsutumD I
176Willowherb - Broad-leaved  A new Plantlife species page, Broad-leaved Willowherb - Epilobium montanumEpilobium montanumD I
177Winter HeliotropePetasites fragransD I
178Wood AvensGeum urbanumD I
179Wood Forget-me-notMyosotis sylvaticaD I
180Wood SorrelOxalis AcetosellaD I
181YarrowAchillea millefoliumD I
182Yellow ArchangelLamium (Lamiastrum) galeobdolonD I
183Yellow HawkweedHieracium praealtumD I
184Yellow LoosestrifeLysimachia vulgarisD I
185Yellow 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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