Brickfields Country Park Plantlife

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Of the current total of 462 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 errectumD 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 InkcapCoprinus atramentariaD I P
11Fungi - Coral MushroomArtomyces pyxidatusD I
12Fungi - Fairy InkcapCoprinus disseminatusD I
13Fungi - Fried Chicken MushroomLyophyllum decastesD I
14Fungi - Hare's foot InkcapCoprinus 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
6BirchBetula pendulaD I
7BlackthornPrunus spinosaD I
8Black PoplarPopulus nigraD I
9Broad leaved Cockspur ThornCrataegus x persimilisD I
10BroomCytisus scopariusD I P
11BuddleiaBuddleia davidiiD I
12Cherry LaurelPrunus laurocerasusD I P
13CotoneasterCotoneaster pannosaD I
14Crab AppleMalus sylvestrisD I
15Crab Apple - "Golden hornet"Malus var. calocarpaD I
16DogwoodCornus sanguineaD I
17European MistletoeViscum albumraD I P
18ElderberrySambucus nigraD I P
19Field MapleAcer campestreD I
20Field RoseRosa ArvensisD I
21ForsythiaForsythia suspensaD I
22GooseberryRibes uva-crispaD I
23GorseUlex europaeusD I
24HawthornCrataegus monogynaD I
25Japanese Elm  A new Plantlife species page, Japanese Elm - Ulmus davidiana var. japonicaUlmus davidiana var. japonicaD I
26Hawthorn - Midland "Paul's Scarlet"Crataegus laevigata spp. pauliiD
27HazelCorylus avellanaD I
28HollyIlex aquifoliumD I P
29HoneysuckleLonicera periclymenumD I P
30Horse ChestnutAesculus hippocastanumD I P
31IvyHedera helixD I P
32LaburnumLaburnum anagyroidesD I P
33Lawson CypressChamaecyparis lawsonianaD I P
34MahoniaBerberidaceaeD I
35Oak - EnglishQuercus roburD I
36Oak - HolmQuercus petraeaD I P
37Oak - SessileQuercus ilexaeD I
38Oak - TurkeyQuercus cerrisD I
39Plum - Cherry PlumPrunus cerasiferaD I
40Plum - DamsonPrunus domesticaD I
41Plum - Victoria PlumPrunus domestica ssp. VictoriaD I
42Plum - White Bullace (Green Damson)Prunus domestica ssp. insititiaD I
43PrivetLigustrum vulgareD I P
44PyracanthaPyracantha coccineaD I
45QuinceCydonia oblongaD I P
46RaspberryRubus idaeusD I
47RhododendronRhododendron ponticumD I P
48RowanSorbus aucupariaD I
49SnowberrySymphoricarpos albusD I P
50Sweet BriarRosa rubinginosaD I
51MapleAcer pseudoplantanusD I
52Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissimasD I
53Wild CherryPrunus aviumD I P
54Wild (dog) roseRosa caninaD I
55Willow - CrackSalix fragilisD I
56Willow - GoatSalix capreaD I
57Willow - GreySalix cinereaD
58Willow - WeepingSalix x chrysocomaD I
59YewTaxus baccataD I P
 
Other plants
see also Aquatic | Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1AgrimonyAgrimonia eupatoriaD I
2Alfalfa, LucerneMedicago sativaD I
3Astilbe  A new Plantlife species page, Astilbe - astilbe ssp.Astilbe ssp.D I
4Birdsfoot TrefoilLotus corniculatusD I
5Black HorehoundBallota nigraD I
6Black MedickMedicago lupulinaD I
7BluebellHyacinthoides non-scriptaD I P
8BrambleRubus fruiticosus aggD I
9Bristly OxtonguePicris echioidesD I
10Burdock - Greater Arctium lappaD I
11Burdock - Lesser Arctium minusD I
12Bulbous ButtercupRannunculus bulbosusD I P
13Charlock (Wild Mustard)Sinapis arvensisD I
14ChickweedStellaria mediaD I
15ChivesAllium schoenoprasumD I
16Clover - RedTrifolium irifolium pratenseD I
17Clover - WhiteTrifolium repensD I
18Clustered Mouse EarCerastium glomeratumD I
19Colt's footTussilago farfaraD I
20ColumbineAquilegia vulgarisD I P
21Common - KnapweedCentaurea nigraD I
22Common - Mouse EarCerastium fontanumD I
23Common - Spotted OrchidDactylorhiza fuchsiiD I
24Common - VetchVicia sativaD I
25Corn Chamomile  A new Plantlife species page, Corn Chamomile - Anthemis arvensisAnthemis arvensisD I
26Corn Cockle  A new Plantlife species page, Corn Cockle - Agrostemma githagoAgrostemma githagoD I P
27Cornflower  A new Plantlife species page, Cornflower - Centaurea cyanusAgrostemma githagoD I
28Corn Marigold  A new Plantlife species page, Corn Marigold - Glebionis segetumGlebionis segetumD I
29Cow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestrisD I
30Creeping ButtercupRanunculus repensD   P
31Creeping CinquefoilPotentilla reptansD I
32Crocosmia, MontbretiaCrocosmia spp.D I
33CrocusCrocus vernus.D I P
34Cuckoo flowerCardamine pratensisD I
35CyclamenCyclamen hederaefoliumD I P
36DaffodilNarcissus pseudonarcissusD I P
37DaisyBellis perennisD I
38DandelionTaraxacum officinaleD I
39Deadly NightshadeAtropa belladonnaD I P
40Dock - Broad Leaved DockRumex obtusifoliusD I
41Dock - Curled DockRumex crispusD I
42Dock - Wood DockRumex sanguineusD
43False Fox SedgeCarex otrubaeD I
44Field ChickweedCerastium arvenseD I
45Field HorsetailEquisetum arvenseD I
46Field MadderSherardia arvensisD I
47Fools WatercressApium nodiflorumD I
48FoxgloveDigitalis purpureaD I P
49Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolaD I
50Geranium - Cut-leaved CranesbillGeranium dissectumD I
51Geranium - Cranesbill - x oxonianumGeranium x oxonianum spp. HollywoodD I
52Geranium - Doves-foot Cranes BillGeranium molleD I
53Geranium - Herb RobertGeranium robertainiumD I
54Geranium - Shining CranesbillGeranium lucidumD I
55Germander SpeedwellVeronica chamaedrysD I
56Grape HyacinthMuscari armeniacumD I
57GoatsbeardTragopogon pratensisD I
58GoosegrassGalium aparineD I
59Grass - Annual Meadow GrassPoa annuaD I
60Grass - Canary  A new Plantlife species page, Canary grass - Phalaris canariensisPhalaris canariensisD I
61Grass - CocksfootDactylis glomerataD I
62Grass - Common BentAgrostis capillarisD I
63Grass - Common Meadow GrassPoa pratensisD I
64Grass - CouchElytrigia repensD I
65Grass - False Oat GrassArrhenatherum elatiusD I
66Grass - Flote GrassGlyceria fluitansD I
67Grass - Gardeners GartersPhalaris ArundinaceaD
68Grass - Hairy BromeBromopsis ramosaD I
69Grass - Hairy SedgeCarex hirtaD I
70Grass - Red fescueLolium perenneD I
71Grass - Perennial RyegrassFestuca rubratrD I
72Grass - Soft BromeBromus hordeaceusD I
73Grass - Barren BromeBromus sterilisD I
74Grass - Yorkshire FogHolcus lanatusD I
75Grass - Wall BarleyOrdeum murinumD I
76Greater PeriwinkleVinca majorD I P
77Greater StitchwortStellaria holosteaD I
78Great WillowherbEpilobium hirsutumD I
79Green AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirensD I
80Ground IvyGlechoma hederaceaD I
81GroundselSenecio vulgarisD I P
82Hairy BittercressCardamine hirsutaD I
83Hairy Cat's EarHypochoeris radicataD I
84Hairy VioletViola hirtaD I P
85Hedge BindweedCalystegia sepiumD I
86Hedge WoundwortStachys sylvaticaD I
87HogweedHeracleum sphondyliumD I P
88HopHumulus lupulusD I
89HorseradishArmoracia rusticanaD I
90Icelandic PoppyPapaver nudicauleD I P
91Ivy Leaved SpeedwellVeronica hederifoliaD I
92Lesser CelandineFicaria vernaD I T
93Lesser HawkbitLeontodon taraxacoidesD I
94Loddon Lily  A Biodiversity Action Plan species - Loddon Lily, Leucojum aestivumLeucojum aestivumD I
95Lords & LadiesArum maculatumD I P
96MallowMalva sylvestrisD I
97Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisD I
98Marsh WoundwortStachys palustrisD I
99Meadow ButtercupRanunculus acrisD I P
100MeadowsweetFilipendula ulmariaD
101Moss - BryumBryum capillareD I
102Moss - Common FeatherKindbergia praelongaD I
103Moss - Cypress Leaved PlaitHypnum cupressiformeD I
104Moss - Grey Cushioned GrimmiaGrimmia pulvinataD I
105Moss - HaircapPolytrichum communeD I
106Moss - FeatherHomalothecium sericeumD I
107Moss - Rough Stalked FeatherBrachythecium rutabulumD I
108MugwortArtemesia vulgarisD I
109Nettle - Red Dead NettleLamium purpureumD I
110Nettle - StingingUrtica dioicaD I T
111Nettle - White Dead NettleLamium albumD I
112New York AsterAster novi-belgiiD I
113NipplewortLapsana communisD I
114Oxeye DaisyLeucanthemum vulgareD I
115Pendulous SedgeCarex pendulaD I
116PeonyPaeoniaD I
117Pineapple WeedMatricaria discoideaD I
118Plantain - Bucks HornPlantago majorD I
119Plantain - RibwortPlantago lanceolataD I
120Poppy  A new Plantlife species page, Common Poppy - Papaver rhoeasPapaver rhoeasD I P
121Prickly LettuceLactuca serriolaD I
122PrimrosePrimula vulgarisD I
123Purple ToadflaxLinaria purpureaD I P
124Ragwort - CommonSenecio jacobaeaD I P
125Ragwort - OxfordSenecio squalidusD I P
126Red BartsiaOdontites vernauD I
127Russian ComfreySymphytum x uplandicumD I T
128Shepherd's PurseCapsella bursa-pastorisD I
129Siberian SquillScilla bifoliaD I P
130SilverweedPotentilla anserinaD I
131Smooth Hawks BeardCrepic capillarisD I
132SnowdropGalanthus nivalisD I P
133Soft RushJuncus effususliD I
134SorrelRumex acetosaD I P
135Spotted MedickMedicago arabicaD I
136Star of BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatumD I P
137St John's WortHypericum perforatumD I
138Sweet VioletViola odorataD I P
139TansyTanacetum vulgarisD I P
140TeaselDipsacus fulloniumD I
141Creeping ThistleCirsium arvenseD I
142Spear ThistleCirsium vulgareiD I
143Thyme-leaved SpeedwellVeronica serpyllifoliaD I
144Tomato  A new Plantlife species page, Tomato - Solanum lycopersicumSolanum lycopersicumD I P
145Trifid Bur-MarigoldBidens tripartitaD I
146Tufted VetchVicia craccaD I
147Water AvensGeum rivaleD I
148Water Forget-me-notMyosotis scorpioidesD I
149Wild CarrotDaucus carotaD I
150Wild CeleryApium graveolensD I T
151Winter HeliotropePetasites fragransD I
152Wood AvensGeum urbanumD I
153Wood Forget-me-notMyosotis sylvaticaD I
154Wood SorrelOxalis AcetosellaD I
155Woody NightshadeSolanum dulcamaraD I P
156YarrowAchillea millefoliumD I
157Yellow ArchangelLamium (Lamiastrum) galeobdolonD I
158Yellow HawkweedHieracium praealtumD I
159Yellow LoosestrifeLysimachia vulgarisD I
160Yellow 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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