Brickfields Country Park Plantlife

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Of the current total of 506 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 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 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 atramentariaaD 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 concentricasD 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 albumraD 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 - VarigatedHedera 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 - Victoria PlumPrunus domestica ssp. VictoriaD I
48Plum - White Bullace (Green Damson)Prunus domestica ssp. insititiaD I
49PrivetLigustrum vulgareD I P
50PyracanthaPyracantha coccineaD I
51QuinceCydonia oblongaD I P
52RaspberryRubus idaeusD I
53RhododendronRhododendron ponticumD I P
54RowanSorbus aucupariaD I
55SnowberrySymphoricarpos albusD I P
56Sweet BriarRosa rubinginosaD I
57SycamoreAcer pseudoplantanusD I
58Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissimasD I
59Tree Mallow  A new Plantlife species page, Tree-mallow - Malva arboreaSalix viminalisD I
60Wild CherryPrunus aviumD I P
61Wild (dog) roseRosa caninaD I
62Willow - CrackSalix fragilisD I
63Willow - GoatSalix capreaD I
64Willow - GreySalix cinereaD
65Willow - OsierSalix viminalisD I
66Willow - WeepingSalix x chrysocomaD I
67Willow - WhiteSalix albaD I
68YewTaxus 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-tongueD 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 - CanaryPhalaris canariensisD I
67Grass - CocksfootDactylis glomerataD I
68Grass - Common BentAgrostis capillarisD I
69Grass - Common Meadow GrassPoa pratensisD I
70Grass - CouchElymus repensD I
71Grass - Creeping BentAgrostis 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 MeadowPoa 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
85Green AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirensD I
86Ground Elder  A new Plantlife species page, Ground elder - Aegopodium podagrariaAegopodium podagrariaD 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
95KnotgrassD I
96Icelandic PoppyPapaver nudicauleD I P
97Lesser CelandineFicaria vernaD I T
98Lesser HawkbitLeontodon taraxacoidesD I
99Lesser TrefoilTrifolium 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
119Nightshade - Deadly NightshadeAtropa belladonnaD I P
120Nightshade - Enchanter's nightshade  A new Plantlife species page, Enchanter's nightshade - Circaea lutetianaCircaea lutetianamD I
121Nightshade - Woody NightshadeSolanum dulcamaraD I P
122NipplewortLapsana communisD I
123Oxeye DaisyLeucanthemum vulgareD I
124Pendulous SedgeCarex pendulaD I
125PeonyPaeoniaD I
126Pineapple WeedMatricaria discoideaD I
127Plantain - Broad LeafPlantago majorD I
128Plantain - RibwortPlantago lanceolataD I
129PoppyPapaver rhoeasD I P
130Prickly LettuceLactuca serriolaD I
131PrimrosePrimula vulgarisD I
132Purple ToadflaxLinaria purpureaD I P
133Ragwort - CommonSenecio jacobaeaD I P
134Ragwort - OxfordSenecio squalidusD I P
135Red BartsiaOdontites vernusD I
136Red Campion  A new Plantlife species page, Red Campion - Silene dioicaSilene dioicaD I
137Russian ComfreySymphytum x uplandicumD I T
138SelfhealPrunella vulgarisD I P
139Shepherd's PurseCapsella bursa-pastorisD I
140Siberian SquillScilla bifoliaD I P
141SilverweedPotentilla anserinaD I
142Smooth Hawks BeardCrepis capillarisD I
143SnowdropGalanthus nivalisD I P
144Soft RushJuncus effususliD I
145SorrelRumex acetosaD I P
146Speedwell - Common FieldVeronica persicaD I
147Speedwell - Ivy LeavedVeronica hederifoliaD I
148Speedwell - Thyme-leavedVeronica serpyllifoliaD I
149Speedwell - WoodVeronica montanaD I
150Spiked SedgeCarex spicataD I
151Spotted MedickMedicago arabicaD I
152Star of BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatumD I P
153Stitchwort - GreaterStellaria holosteaD I
154Stitchwort - LesserStellaria gramineaeD I
155St John's WortHypericum perforatumD I
156Tall MelliotMelilotus latissimusD I
157TansyTanacetum vulgarisD I P
158TeaselDipsacus fulloniumD I
159Thistle - CreepingCirsium arvenseD I
160Thistle - SpearCirsium vulgareiD I
161TomatoSolanum lycopersicumD I P
162Trifid Bur-MarigoldBidens tripartitaD I
163Upright Hedge-parsley  A new Plantlife species page, Upright Hedge-parsley - Torilis japonicaTorilis japonicaD I
164Tufted VetchVicia craccaD I
165Violet - Dog  A new Plantlife species page, Dog Violet - Viola rivinianaViola rivinianaD I
166Violet - HairyViola hirtaD I P
167Violet - SweetViola odorataD I P
168Vipers' bugloss  A new Plantlife species page, Viper's Bugloss - Echium vulgareEchium vulgareD I
169Water AvensGeum rivaleD I
170Water Forget-me-notMyosotis scorpioidesD I
171Wild CarrotDaucus carotaD I
172Wild CeleryApium graveolensD I T
173Willowherb - Great WillowherbEpilobium hirsutumD I
174Willowherb - Broad-leaved  A new Plantlife species page, Broad-leaved Willowherb - Epilobium montanumEpilobium montanumD I
175Winter HeliotropePetasites fragransD I
176Wood AvensGeum urbanumD I
177Wood Forget-me-notMyosotis sylvaticaD I
178Wood SorrelOxalis AcetosellaD I
179YarrowAchillea millefoliumD I
181Yellow ArchangelLamium (Lamiastrum) galeobdolonD I
182Yellow HawkweedHieracium praealtumD I
183Yellow LoosestrifeLysimachia vulgarisD I
184Yellow 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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