Brickfields Country Park Plantlife

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Of the current total of 640 species found in Brickfields Country Park, 39 have been found in the last six months alone.  20 are Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species (2 plants, 4 birds, 1 animal and 13 invertebrates), and we also have a possible four more Biodiversity Action Plan species that we are still researching before adding to our lists.  There are a further 25 species that are unidentified in four groups that can be seen from this link.

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 = Biodiversity Action Plan species.

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

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Aquatic
See also - Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Plants | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
AlgaevariedD I T
Blunt Leaved Pond WeedPotamogeton obtusifoliusD I
BogbeanMenyanthes trifoliataD I
Branched Bur–reedSparganium erectumD I
Broad Leaved Pond WeedPotamogeton natansD I
BulrushTypha latifoliaD I
Curly–leaf pondweedPotamogeton crispusD I
Common - Common DuckweedLemma minorD I
Common - Common HornwortCeratophyllum demersumD I
Common - Common ReedPhragmites AustralisD I
Intermediate Water StarwortCallitriche hamulataD I
Waterlily - White WaterlilyNymphaea albaD I
Waterlily - Yellow WaterlilyNymphaea luteaD I
Water MintMentha aquaticaD I
Yellow Flag IrisIris pseudacorusD I
 
Fungi, Lichens, Liverworts & Slime moulds
See also - Aquatic | Trees and Shrubs | Plants | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Fungi - Alder BracketInonotus radiatusD I
Fungi - Amber JellyExidia recisaD I
Fungi - BeefsteakFistulina hepaticaD I
Fungi - Black BulgarBulgaria inquinansD I
Fungi - Blushing WoodAgaricus silvaticusD I
Fungi - CandlesnuffXylaria hypoxylonD I P
Fungi - Chicken of the WoodsLaetiporus sulphureusD I
Fungi - Clouded AgaricClitocybe nebularisD I T
Fungi - Clustered BrittlestemPsathyrella multipedataD I
Fungi - Collared EarthstarGeastrum triplexD I P
Fungi - Common BonnetMycena GalericulataD I
Fungi - Common Earthball  A new Plantlife species page, Common Earthball - Scleroderma citrinumScleroderma citrinumD I T
Fungi - Common InkcapCoprinopsis atramentariaD I P
Fungi - Coral MushroomArtomyces pyxidatusD I
Fungi - Fairy InkcapCoprinus disseminatusD I
Fungi - Fairy ringsMarasmiaceaeD I
Fungi - Fiber CapInocybe nitidiusculaD I T
Fungi - Fried Chicken MushroomLyophyllum decastesD I
Fungi - Funeral BellGalerina marginataD I P
Fungi - Glistening InkcapCoprinellus micaceusD I
Fungi - Hare's foot InkcapCoprinopsis lagopusD I P
Fungi - Honey fungusArmillaria melleaD I T
Fungi - Jelly EarAuricularia auricula–judaeD I
Fungi - King Alfred's cakesDaldinia concentricaD I
Fungi - Lacquered BracketGanoderma lucidumD I
Fungi - Oak Maze–gillDaedalea quercinaD I P
Fungi - Oysterling ssp.Crepidotus ssp.D I
Fungi - Patriotic BoleteBoletus patrioticusD I
Fungi - Phomopsis spp.Phomopsis spp.D I
Fungi - Pink Bubble  HumourCapitulum plasticus ssp. rosaeaD I T
Fungi - Root Rot  A new Plantlife species page, Root Rot - Heterobasidion annosumHeterobasidion annosumD I
Fungi - Rosy Bonnet  A new Plantlife species page, Rosy Bonnet - Mycena roseaMycena roseaD I T
Fungi - Saffron Milk CapLactarius deliciosusD I
Fungi - Scarlet Elf CapSarcoscypha coccineaD I
Fungi - Shaggy InkcapCoprinus comatusD I
Fungi - Shaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodesD I P
Fungi - SilverleafChondrostereum purpureumD I
Fungi - St. Georges MushroomCalocybe GambosaD I
Fungi - Sulphur TuftHypholoma fasciculareD I P
Fungi - The GobletChondrostereum purpureumD I T
Fungi - TurkeytailTrametes versicolorD I
Fungi - Velvet ShankFlammulina velutipesD I
Fungi - Velvet ShieldPluteus umbrosusD I
Fungi - White Saddle  A new Plantlife species page, White Saddle - Helvella crispaHelvella crispaD I T
Fungi - Willow rustMelampsora spp.D I
Fungi - Wood Blewit  A new Plantlife species page, Wood Blewit - Clitocybe nudaClitocybe nudaD I
Fungi - Yellowing Curtain CrustStereum subtomentosumD I
Lichens - Aspicilia contortaAspicilia contortaD I
Lichens - Caloplaca flavescensCaloplaca flavescensD I
Lichens - Candelariella aurellaCandelariella aurellaD I
Lichens - Oakmoss Lichen  A new Plantlife species page, Oakmoss Lichen - Evernia prunastriEvernia prunastriD I P T
Lichens - Flavoparmelia caperataFlavoparmelia caperataD I
Lichens - Hypotrachyna revolutaHypotrachyna revolutaD I
Lichens - Lecanora campestrisLecanora campestrisD I
Lichens - Lecanora chlaroteraLecanora chlaroteraD I
Lichens - Lecanora muralisLecanora muralisD I
Lichens - Lecanora symmictaLecanora symmictaD I
Lichens - Lecidella elaeochromaLecidella elaeochromaD I
Lichens - Lepraria incanaLepraria incanaD I
Lichens - Melanelixia fuliginosaMelanelixia fuliginosaD I
Lichens - Parmelia sulcataParmelia sulcataD I
Lichens - Parmotrema perlatumParmotrema perlatumD I
Lichens - Phaeophyscia orbicularisPhaeophyscia orbicularisD I
Lichens - Physcia adscendensPhyscia adscendensD I
Lichens - Physcia tenellaPhyscia tenellaD I
Lichens - Physconia griseaPhysconia griseaD I
Lichens - Ramalina farinaceaRamalina farinaceaD I
Lichens - Xanthoria calcicolaXanthoria calcicolaD I
Lichens - Xanthoria elegansXanthoria elegansD I
Lichens - Xanthoria parietinaXanthoria parietinaD I
Liverwort - Frullania dilatataFrullania dilatataD I
Wolf's Milk slime mouldLycogala epidendrumD I
 
Trees & Shrubs
See also - Aquatic | Fungi | Plants | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Alder - AlderAlnus GlutinosaD I
Alder - GreenAlnus viridisD I
Alder - Alnus incanaD I
Alder - ItalianAlnus cordataD I
Apple - DomesticMalus pumilaD I T
Ash - CommonFraxinus excelsiorD I
Ash - RaywoodFraxinus angustifolia var. RaywoodD I
BeechFagus sylvaticaD I
BerberisBerberis sp.D I P
Birch - PaperBetula papyriferaD I
Birch - SilverBetula pendulaD I
BlackthornPrunus spinosaD I
Broad leaved Cockspur ThornCrataegus x persimilisD I
Broad Leaved LimeTilia platyphyllos x cordataD I
BroomCytisus scopariusD I P
BuddleiaBuddleia davidiiD I
Cherry LaurelPrunus laurocerasusD I P
CotoneasterCotoneaster pannosaD I
DogwoodCornus sanguineaD I T
Crab Apple - typeMalus sylvestrisD I T
Crab Apple - var. Golden HornetMalus var. calocarpaD I T
Crab Apple - Siberian Crab Apple  A new Plantlife species page, Siberian Crab AppleMalus Baccata var. MandshuricaD I T
Dogwood - alternate leavedCornus alternifoliaD I
European MistletoeViscum albumD I P
Field RoseRosa arvensisD I
ForsythiaForsythia suspensaD I
GooseberryRibes uva–crispaD I
GorseUlex europaeusD I
Elm - English ElmUlmus proceraD I
Elm - Japanese ElmUlmus davidiana var. japonicaD I
Hawthorn - CommonCrataegus monogynaD I
Hawthorn - MidlandCrataegus laevigataD I
HazelCorylus avellanaD I
HollyIlex aquifoliumD I P
Honeysuckle - HoneysuckleLonicera periclymenumD I P
Honeysuckle - Wilson'sLonicera nitidaD I T
Hornbeam - CommonCarpinus betulusD I
Hornbeam - Purple HornbeamCarpinus betulus ssp. purpureaD I
Horse ChestnutAesculus hippocastanumD I P
Ivy - CommonHedera helixD I P
Ivy - Variegated - var. CaecilliaHedera helix var. CaecilliaD I P
LaburnumLaburnum anagyroidesD I P
Leather Leaf Viburnum  A new Plantlife species page, Leather Leaf Viburnum - Viburnum rhytidophyllumViburnum rhytidophyllumD I T
Leyland CypressCupressocyparis x leylandiiD I T
MahoniaBerberidaceaeD I
Maple - FieldAcer campestreD I
Maple - Norway mapleAcer platanoidesD I
Maple - SilverAcer saccharinumD I
Maple - SycamoreAcer pseudoplatanusD I
Mock OrangePhiladelphus ssp.D I
Oak - EnglishQuercus roburD I
Oak - Holm oakQuercus ilexD I P
Oak - SessileQuercus petraeaD I
Oak - TurkeyQuercus cerrisD I
Plum - Cherry PlumPrunus cerasifera var. cerasiferaD I
Plum - DamsonPrunus domesticaD I
Plum - GreengagePrunus domestica ssp. italicaD I
Plum - Victoria PlumPrunus domestica ssp. VictoriaD I
Plum - White Bullace (Green Damson)Prunus domestica ssp. insititiaD I
Poplar - Hybrid "Marilandica"Populus x canadensisD I
Poplar - WhitePopulus albaD I
PrivetLigustrum vulgareD I P
PyracanthaPyracantha coccineaD I
QuinceCydonia oblongaD I P
RaspberryRubus idaeusD I
Red Flowering CurrantRibes SanguineumD I
RhododendronRhododendron ponticumD I P
RowanSorbus aucupariaD I
SnowberrySymphoricarpos albusD I P
Sweet BriarRosa rubiginosaD I
Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissimaD I
Western Red CedarThuja plicataD I
WhitebeamSorbus ariaD I
Wild CherryPrunus aviumD I P
Wild (dog) roseRosa caninaD I
Willow - CrackSalix fragilisD I
Willow - GoatSalix caprea ssp. capreaD I
Willow - GreySalix cinerea ssp. oleifoliaD I
Willow - OsierSalix viminalisD I
Willow - WeepingSalix babylonicaD I
Willow - WhiteSalix albaD I
YewTaxus baccataD I P
 
Plants
See also - Aquatic | Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Alfalfa, LucerneMedicago sativaD I
Annual Baby's–breathGypsophila elegansD I T
Aster - New York AsterAster novi–belgiiD I
Aster - MexicanCosmos bipinnatusD I
AstilbeAstilbe spp.D I
Beaked Hawk's–beardCrepis vesicaria ssp. taraxacifoliaD I
Birdsfoot TrefoilLotus corniculatusD I
Bittercress - HairyCardamine hirsutaD I
Bittercress - WavyCardamine flexuosaD I
Black HorehoundBallota nigraD I
Bluebell hybridHyacinthoides x massartianaD I P
BrambleRubus fruiticosus aggD I
Bristly OxtonguePicris echioidesD I
Bugloss - Vipers' buglossEchium vulgareD I T
Bugloss - Purple Viper's–buglossEchium plantagineumD I T
Buttercup - BulbousRanunculus bulbosusD I P
Buttercup - Celery–leavedRanunculus sceleratusD I P
Buttercup - CreepingRanunculus repensD I P
Buttercup - MeadowRanunculus acrisD I P
Campion - Red campionSilene dioicaD I
Campion - WhiteSilene LatifoliaD I
ChickweedStellaria mediaD I
ChivesAllium schoenoprasumD I
Clover - RedTrifolium trifolium pratenseD I
Clover - WhiteTrifolium repensD I
Colt's footTussilago farfaraD I
ColumbineAquilegia vulgarisD I P
Common - MarigoldCalendula officinalisD I
Common - Sainfoin  A new Plantlife species page, Common Sainfoin - Onobrychis viciifoliaOnobrychis viciifoliaD I
Common - Spotted OrchidDactylorhiza fuchsiiD I
Chamomile - Corn ChamomileAnthemis arvensisD I
Chamomile - RomanChamaemelum nobileD I
Corn CockleAgrostemma githagoD I P
CornflowerAgrostemma githagoD I
Corn MarigoldGlebionis segetumD I
Cow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestrisD I
Creeping - CinquefoilPotentilla reptansD I
Creeping - JennyLysimachia nummulariaD I P
Crocosmia, MontbretiaCrocosmia spp.D I
CrocusCrocus vernus.D I P
Cuckoo flowerCardamine pratensisD I
CyclamenCyclamen hederaefoliumD I P
DaffodilNarcissus pseudonarcissusD I P
Daisy - CommonBellis perennisD I
Daisy - OxeyeLeucanthemum vulgareD I
DandelionTaraxacum officinaleD I
Dock - Broad Leaved DockRumex obtusifoliusD I
Dock - Clustered DockRumex conglomeratusD I
Dock - Curled DockRumex crispusD I
Dock - Wood DockRumex sanguineus var. viridisD I
Fern - Hart's–tongueAsplenium scolopendriumD I
Fern - MaleDryopteris filix–mas agg.D I P
Fern - Soft shieldPolystichum setiferumD I
FeverfewTanacetum partheniumD I T
FiddleneckPhacelia tanacetifoliaD I
Field ChickweedCerastium arvenseD I
Field MadderSherardia arvensisD I
Fools WatercressApium nodiflorumD I
FoxgloveDigitalis purpureaD I P
Flax - Flax (linseed)Linum usitatissimumD I
Flax - Scarlet FlaxLinum GrandiflorumD I
Geranium - Cut–leaved CranesbillGeranium dissectumD I
Geranium - Dove's–foot CranesbillGeranium molleD I
Geranium - Herb RobertGeranium robertianumD I
Geranium - Shining CranesbillGeranium lucidumD I
Geranium - Small floweredGeranium pusillumD I
Geranium - Cranesbill - x oxonianumGeranium x oxonianum spp. HollywoodD I
Golden tickseedCoreopsis tinctoriaD I
Grape - ssp.Vitis ssp.D I
Grape - HyacinthMuscari armeniacumD I
Goat's BeardTragopogon pratensisD I
GoosegrassGalium aparineD I
Grass - Annual Meadow GrassPoa annuaD I
Grass - Bamboo ssp.ssp.D I T
Grass - Barren BromeAnisantha sterilisD I
Grass - BarleyHordeum vulgareD I
Grass - CanaryPhalaris canariensisD I
Grass - CocksfootDactylis glomerataD I
Grass - Common BentAgrostis capillarisD I
Grass - Common Meadow GrassPoa pratensisD I
Grass - CouchElymus repensD I
Grass - Creeping BentAgrostis stoloniferaD I
Grass - False BromeBrachypodium sylvaticumD I
Grass - False Fox SedgeCarex otrubaeD I
Grass - False Oat GrassArrhenatherum elatiusD I
Grass - Flote GrassGlyceria fluitansD I
Grass - Gardeners GartersPhalaris ArundinaceaD I
Grass - Grey SedgeCarex divulsa ssp. divulsaD
Grass - Hairy BromeBromopsis ramosaD I
Grass - Hairy SedgeCarex hirtaD I
Grass - Pendulous SedgeCarex pendulaD I
Grass - Perennial RyegrassLolium perenneD I
Grass - Red fescueFestuca rubraD I
Grass - Rough MeadowPoa trivialisD I
Grass - Sharp RushJuncus acutusD I
Grass - Soft BromeBromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceusD I
Grass - Soft RushJuncus effususD I
Grass - Spiked SedgeCarex spicataD I
Grass - Toad RushJuncus bufoniusD I
Grass - Yorkshire FogHolcus lanatusD I
Grass - Wall BarleyOrdeum murinumD I
Grass - Wood MelickMelica unifloraD I
Greater PeriwinkleVinca majorD I P
Green AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirensD I
Ground - ElderAegopodium podagrariaD I
Ground - IvyGlechoma hederaceaD I T
GroundselSenecio vulgaris ssp. vulgarisD I P
GypsywortLycopus europaeusD I
Hairy Cat's EarHypochaeris radicataD I
Hedge BindweedCalystegia sepiumD I
Hedge WoundwortStachys sylvaticaD I
HogweedHeracleum sphondyliumD I P
HopHumulus lupulusD I
HorseradishArmoracia rusticanaD I
Horsetail - FieldEquisetum arvenseD I
Horsetail - GreatEquisetum telmateiaD I T
Hosta - 'Blue Moon'  A new Plantlife species page, Hosta - 'Blue Moon''Blue Moon'D I T
KnapweedCentaurea nigra agg.D I
KnotgrassPolygonum aviculareD I
Lesser - BurdockArctium minusD I
Lesser - CelandineFicaria vernaD I T
Lesser - HawkbitLeontodon taraxacoidesD I
Lesser - Swine–cressLepidium didymumD I
Lesser - TrefoilTrifolium dubiumD I
Loddon Lily  A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Loddon Lily - Leucojum aestivumLeucojum aestivumD I
Loosestrife - PurpleLythrum salicariaD I
Loosestrife - YellowLysimachia vulgarisD I
Lords & LadiesArum maculatumD I P
Mallow - Common MallowMalva sylvestrisD I
Mallow - Mallow (Cheeseweed)  A new Plantlife species page, Mallow (Cheeseweed) - Malva parvifloraMalva parvifloraD I
Marsh - MarigoldCaltha palustrisD I
Marsh - WoundwortStachys palustrisD I
MeadowsweetFilipendula ulmariaD I
Medic - BlackMedicago lupulinaD I
Medic - Red SpottedMedicago arabicaD I
Mexican FleabaneErigeron karvinskianusD I
Moss - BryumBryum capillareD I
Moss - Common FeatherKindbergia praelongaD I
Moss - Cypress Leaved PlaitHypnum cupressiformeD I
Moss - Grey Cushioned GrimmiaGrimmia pulvinataD I
Moss - HaircapPolytrichum communeD I
Moss - FeatherHomalothecium sericeumD I
Moss - Rough Stalked FeatherBrachythecium rutabulumD I
Mouse Ear - Clustered Mouse EarCerastium glomeratumD I
Mouse Ear - Common - Mouse EarCerastium fontanumD I
MugwortArtemisia vulgarisD I
Mustard - Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolataD I
Mustard - Hedge MustardBarbarea vulgarisD I
Mustard - Wild Mustard (Charlock)Sinapis arvensisD I
Nettle - Red Dead–nettleLamium purpureumD I
Nettle - StingingUrtica dioicaD I T
Nettle - White Dead–nettleLamium albumD I
Nightshade - Deadly NightshadeAtropa belladonnaD I P
Nightshade - Enchanter's NightshadeCircaea lutetianaD I
Nightshade - Woody NightshadeSolanum dulcamaraD I P
NipplewortLapsana communisD I
Oilseed RapeBrassica napusD I
PeonyPaeoniaD I
Petty SpurgeEuphorbia peplusD I P
Pheasant’s Eye  A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Pheasant’s Eye - Adonis annuaAdonis annuaD I P
Pineapple WeedMatricaria discoideaD I
Plantain - Broad LeafPlantago major ssp. majorD I
Plantain - Buck's–hornPlantago coronopusD I
Plantain - RibwortPlantago lanceolataD I
Plantain - WaterAlisma plantago–aquaticaD I
Poppy - CaliforniaEschscholzia californicaD I P
Poppy - CommonPapaver rhoeasD I P
Poppy - Icelandic PoppyPapaver nudicauleD I P
Prickly LettuceLactuca serriolaD I
PrimrosePrimula vulgarisD I
Purple ToadflaxLinaria purpureaD I P
Ragwort - CommonJacobaea vulgarisD I P
Ragwort - OxfordSenecio squalidusD I P
Red BartsiaOdontites vernusD I
Russian ComfreySymphytum x uplandicumD I T
Scarlet PimpernelAnagallis arvensis ssp. arvensisD I T
Sedum - var. Autumn JoyCrassulaceae var. Autumn JoyD I T
SelfhealPrunella vulgarisD I
Shepherd's–purseCapsella bursa–pastorisD I
Siberian SquillScilla bifoliaD I P
SilverweedPotentilla anserinaD I
SnowdropGalanthus nivalisD I P
SorrelRumex acetosaD I P
Speedwell - Common FieldVeronica persicaD I
Speedwell - Ivy LeavedVeronica hederifoliaD I
Speedwell - Thyme–leavedVeronica serpyllifoliaD I
Speedwell - GermanderVeronica chamaedrysD I
Speedwell - WallVeronica arvensisD I
Star of BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatumD I P
Stitchwort - GreaterStellaria holosteaD I
Stitchwort - LesserStellaria gramineaD I
St John's Wort - Great St John's WortHypericum calycinumD I P
St John's Wort - PerforateHypericum perforatumD I
SunflowerHelianthus annuusD I
Tall MeliotMelilotus altissimusD I
TansyTanacetum vulgarisD I P
TeaselDipsacus fulloniumD I
Thistle - CreepingCirsium arvenseD I
Thistle - Smooth SowSonchus oleraceusD I
Thistle - SpearCirsium vulgareD I
TomatoSolanum lycopersicumD I
Trifid Bur–MarigoldBidens tripartitaD I
Upright Hedge–parsleyTorilis japonicaD I
Vetch - BushVicia sepiumD I T
Vetch - CommonVicia sativaD I
Vetch - TuftedVicia craccaD I
Violet - DogViola rivinianaD I
Violet - HairyViola hirtaD I T
Violet - SweetViola odorataD I T
Water AvensGeum rivaleD I
Water Forget–me–notMyosotis scorpioidesD I
Wild CarrotDaucus carotaD I
Wild CeleryApium graveolensD I T
Willowherb - Great WillowherbEpilobium hirsutumD I
Willowherb - Broad–leavedEpilobium montanumD I
Winter HeliotropePetasites fragransD I
Wood - AvensGeum urbanumD I
Wood - Forget–me–notMyosotis sylvaticaD I
Wood - SorrelOxalis AcetosellaD I
WormwoodArtemisia absinthiumD I P
YarrowAchillea millefoliumD I
Yellow - ArchangelLamium (Lamiastrum) galeobdolonD I
Yellow - HawkweedHieracium praealtumD I
ZiniaZinnia elegansD I
 
Invasive
See also - Aquatic | Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Plants
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
Canada Pond WeedElodea canadensisD I
Japanese 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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