Brickfields Country Park Plantlife

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Of the current total of 541 species to be found at Brickfields Country Park, twelve are Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species (one plant, three birds, one animal and seven invertebrates), we also have a possible four more BAP species that we are still researching before adding to our lists.  There are a further 42 unidentified species 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 is a BAP 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 | Miscellaneous | 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
Common DuckweedLemma minorD I
Common HornwortCeratophyllum demersumD I
Sharp RushJuncus acutusD I
Waterlily - WhiteNymphaea albaD I
Waterlily - YellowNymphaea luteaD I
Water MintMentha aquaticaD I
Yellow Flag IrisIris pseudacorusD I
 
Fungi, Lichens & Liverworts
See also - Aquatic | Trees and Shrubs | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Fungi - Alder BracketInonotus radiatusD I P
Fungi - Amber JellyExidia recisaD I
Fungi - Beech WoodwartHypoxylon fragiformeD I P
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 - Collared EarthstarGeastrum triplexD I P
Fungi - Common BonnetMycena GalericulataD I
Fungi - Common InkcapCoprinopsis atramentariaD I P
Fungi - Coral MushroomArtomyces pyxidatusD I
Fungi - Fairy InkcapCoprinus disseminatusD I
Fungi - Fairy rings  A new Plantlife species page, Fairy ringsMarasmiaceaeD I
Fungi - Fiber Cap  A new Plantlife species page, Fungus - Inocybe nitidiusculaInocybe nitidiusculaD I T
Fungi - Fried Chicken MushroomLyophyllum decastesD I
Fungi - Funeral Bell  A new Plantlife species page, Funeral Bell - Galerina marginataGalerina marginataD I P
Fungi - Glistening Inkcap  A new Plantlife species page, Glistening Inkcap - Coprinellus micaceusCoprinellus 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 P
Fungi - Lacquered BracketGanoderma lucidumD I
Fungi - Oak Maze-gillDaedalea quercinaD I P
Fungi - Oysterling ssp.  A new Plantlife species page, Oysterling - Crepidotus ssp.Crepidotus ssp.D I
Fungi - Phomopsis spp.Phomopsis spp.D I
Fungi - Saffron Milk Cap  A new Plantlife species page, Saffron Milk Cap - Lactarius deliciosusLactarius deliciosusD 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 P
Fungi - TurkeytailTrametes versicolorD I
Fungi - Velvet ShankFlammulina velutipesD I
Fungi - Velvet Shield  A new Plantlife species page, Velvet Shield - Pluteus umbrosusPluteus umbrosusD I
Fungi - RustMelampsora spp.D I
Fungi - Yellowing Curtain CrustStereum subtomentosumD I
Lichens - Aspercilia ContortaAspercilia contortaD I
Lichens - Caloplaca flavescensCaloplaca flavescensD I
Lichens - Candelariella aurellaCandelariella aurellaD I
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 P
Lichens - Xanthoria calcicolaXanthoria calcicolaD I
Lichens - Xanthoria elegansXanthoria elegansD I
Lichens - Xanthoria parietinaXanthoria parietinaD I
Liverwort - Frullania dilatataFrullania dilatataD I
 
Trees & Shrubs
See also - Aquatic | Fungi | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Alder - AlderAlnus GlutinosaD I
Alder - GreenAlnus viridisD I
Alder - GreyAlnus incanaD I
Alder - ItalianAlnus cordataD I
AshFraxinus excelsiorD I
BeechFagus sylvaticaD I
BerberisBerberis sp.D I P
Birch - Paper birch  A new Plantlife species page, Paper birch - Betula papyriferaBetula papyriferaD I P
Birch - Silver birchBetula pendulaD I
BlackthornPrunus spinosaD I
Broad leaved Cockspur ThornCrataegus x persimilisD I
Broad Leaved Lime  A new Plantlife species page, Broad Leaved Lime - Tilia platyphyllos x cordataTilia platyphyllos x cordataD I P
BroomCytisus scopariusD I P
BuddleiaBuddleia davidiiD I
Cherry LaurelPrunus laurocerasusD I P
CotoneasterCotoneaster pannosaD I
Crab AppleMalus sylvestrisD I T
Crab Apple - "Golden hornet"Malus var. calocarpaD I
DogwoodCornus sanguineaD I P
Dogwood - alternate leavedCornus alternifoliaD I
English ElmUlmus proceraD I
European MistletoeViscum albumD I P
Field RoseRosa arvensisD I
ForsythiaForsythia suspensaD I
GooseberryRibes uva-crispaD I
GorseUlex europaeusD I
Japanese ElmUlmus davidiana var. japonicaD I
Hawthorn - Midland - "Paul's Scarlet"Crataegus laevigata spp. pauliiD I
HazelCorylus avellanaD I
HawthornCrataegus monogynaD I
HollyIlex aquifoliumD I P
HoneysuckleLonicera periclymenumD I P
Hornbeam - CommonCarpinus betulusD I
Hornbeam - Purple Hornbeam  A new Plantlife species page, Hornbeam - Carpinus betulus purpureaCarpinus betulus purpureaD I
Horse ChestnutAesculus hippocastanumD I P
Ivy - IvyHedera helixD I P
Ivy - VariegatedHedera helix spp. ‘Caecillia’D I P
LaburnumLaburnum anagyroidesD I P
Leyland CypressCupressocyparis x leylandiiD I T
MahoniaBerberidaceaeD I
Maple - FieldAcer campestreD I
Maple - NorwayAcer platanoidesD I
Maple - Silver  A new Plantlife species page, Silver Maple - Acer saccharinumAcer saccharinumD I
Maple - SycamoreAcer pseudoplatanusD I
Mock Orange  A new Plantlife species page, Mock Orange - Philadelphus ssp.Philadelphus ssp.D I
Oak - EnglishQuercus roburD I
Oak - HolmQuercus ilexD I P
Oak - SessileQuercus petraeaD I
Oak - TurkeyQuercus cerrisD I
Plum - Cherry PlumPrunus 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 - Black PoplarPopulus nigraD I
Poplar - White Poplar  A new Plantlife species page, White Poplar - Populus albaPopulus albaD I
PrivetLigustrum vulgareD I P
PyracanthaPyracantha coccineaD I
QuinceCydonia oblongaD I P
RaspberryRubus idaeusD I
RhododendronRhododendron ponticumD I P
RowanSorbus aucupariaD I
SnowberrySymphoricarpos albusD I P
Sweet BriarRosa rubiginosaD I
Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissimaD I
Tree MallowMalva arboreaD I
Western Red Cedar  A new Plantlife species page, Western Red Cedar - Thuja plicataThuja plicataD I
Whitebeam  A new Plantlife species page, Whitebeam - Sorbus ariaSorbus ariaD I P
Wild CherryPrunus aviumD I P
Wild (dog) roseRosa caninaD I
Willow - CrackSalix fragilisD I
Willow - GoatSalix capreaD I
Willow - GreySalix cinereaD I
Willow - OsierSalix viminalisD I
Willow - WeepingSalix babylonicaD I
Willow - WhiteSalix albaD I
YewTaxus baccataD I P
 
Miscellaneous plants
See also - Aquatic | Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Alfalfa, LucerneMedicago sativaD I
AstilbeAstilbe sp.D I
Birdsfoot TrefoilLotus corniculatusD I
Bittercress - HairyCardamine hirsutaD I
Bittercress - WavyCardamine flexuosaD I
Black HorehoundBallota nigraD I
BluebellHyacinthoides non-scriptaD I P
BrambleRubus fruiticosus aggD I
Bristly OxtonguePicris echioidesD I
Bulbous ButtercupRanunculus bulbosusD I P
Charlock (Wild Mustard)Sinapis arvensisD 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 - KnapweedCentaurea nigraD I
Common - Spotted OrchidDactylorhiza fuchsiiD I
Common - VetchVicia sativaD I
Corn ChamomileAnthemis arvensisD I
Corn CockleAgrostemma githagoD I P
CornflowerAgrostemma githagoD I
Corn MarigoldGlebionis segetumD I
Cow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestrisD I
Creeping ButtercupRanunculus repensD I P
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
DaisyBellis perennisD I
DandelionTaraxacum officinaleD I
Dock - Broad Leaved DockRumex obtusifoliusD I
Dock - Clustered DockRumex conglomeratusD I
Dock - Curled DockRumex crispusD I
Dock - Wood DockRumex sanguineusD I
Fern - Hart's-tongueAsplenium scolopendriumD I
Fern - MaleDryopteris filix-mas agg.D I P
Fern - Soft shieldPolystichum setiferumD I P
FeverfewTanacetum partheniumD I T
Field ChickweedCerastium arvenseD I
Geranium - Cut-leaved CranesbillGeranium dissectumD I
Geranium - Doves-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
Horsetail - FieldEquisetum arvenseD I
Horsetail - GreatEquisetum telmateiaD I T
Field MadderSherardia arvensisD I
Fools WatercressApium nodiflorumD I
FoxgloveDigitalis purpureaD I P
Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolataD I
Grape ssp.  A new Plantlife species page, Grape - Vitis ssp.Vitis ssp.D I
Grape HyacinthMuscari armeniacumD I
Goat's BeardTragopogon pratensisD I
GoosegrassGalium aparineD I
Grass - Annual Meadow GrassPoa annuaD 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 Fox SedgeCarex otrubaeD I
Grass - False Oat GrassArrhenatherum elatiusD I
Grass - Flote GrassGlyceria fluitansD I
Grass - Gardeners GartersPhalaris ArundinaceaD I
Grass - Hairy BromeBromopsis ramosaD I
Grass - Hairy SedgeCarex hirtaD I
Grass - Red fescueFestuca rubraD I
Grass - Rough MeadowPoa trivialisD I
Grass - Pendulous SedgeCarex pendulaD I
Grass - Perennial RyegrassLolium perenneD I
Grass - Soft BromeBromus hordeaceusD I
Grass - Spiked SedgeCarex spicataD I
Grass - Barren BromeBromus sterilisD 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 vulgarisD I P
Hairy Cat's EarHypochaeris radicataD I
Hedge BindweedCalystegia sepiumD I
Hedge WoundwortStachys sylvaticaD I
HogweedHeracleum sphondyliumD I P
HopHumulus lupulusD I
HorseradishArmoracia rusticanaD I
Common KnotgrassPolygonum aviculareD I
Lesser BurdockArctium minusD I
Lesser CelandineFicaria vernaD I T
Lesser HawkbitLeontodon taraxacoidesD I
Lesser TrefoilTrifolium dubiumD I
Loddon Lily  A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Loddon Lily - Leucojum aestivumLeucojum aestivumD I
Lords & LadiesArum maculatumD I P
Common MallowMalva sylvestrisD I
Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisD I
Marsh WoundwortStachys palustrisD I
Meadow ButtercupRanunculus acrisD I P
MeadowsweetFilipendula ulmariaD I
Medic - BlackMedicago lupulinaD I
Medic - Red Spotted  A new Plantlife species page, Spotted Medic - Medicago arabicaMedicago arabicaD 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
MugwortArtemesia vulgarisD I
Nettle - Red Dead-nettleLamium purpureumD I
Nettle - StingingUrtica dioicaD I T
Nettle - White Dead-nettleLamium albumD I
New York AsterAster novi-belgiiD I
Nightshade - Deadly NightshadeAtropa belladonnaD I P
Nightshade - Enchanter's nightshadeCircaea lutetianaD I
Nightshade - Woody NightshadeSolanum dulcamaraD I P
NipplewortLapsana communisD I
Oxeye DaisyLeucanthemum vulgareD I
PeonyPaeoniaD I
Pineapple WeedMatricaria discoideaD I
Plantain - Broad LeafPlantago majorD I
Plantain - RibwortPlantago lanceolataD I
Poppy - PoppyPapaver rhoeasD I P
Poppy - Icelandic PoppyPapaver nudicauleD I P
Prickly LettuceLactuca serriolaD I
PrimrosePrimula vulgarisD I
Purple ToadflaxLinaria purpureaD I P
Ragwort - CommonSenecio jacobaeaD I P
Ragwort - OxfordSenecio squalidusD I P
Red BartsiaOdontites vernusD I
Red CampionSilene dioicaD I
Russian ComfreySymphytum x uplandicumD I T
SedumCrassulaceae 'Autumn Joy'D I T
SelfhealPrunella vulgarisD I
Shepherd's PurseCapsella bursa-pastorisD I
Siberian SquillScilla bifoliaD I P
SilverweedPotentilla anserinaD I
Smooth Hawks BeardCrepis capillarisD I
SnowdropGalanthus nivalisD I P
Soft RushJuncus effususD I
SorrelRumex acetosaD I P
Speedwell - Common FieldVeronica persicaD I
Speedwell - Ivy LeavedVeronica hederifoliaD I
Speedwell - Thyme-leavedVeronica serpyllifoliaD I
Speedwell - WoodVeronica montanaD I
Star of BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatumD I P
Stitchwort - GreaterStellaria holosteaD I
Stitchwort - LesserStellaria gramineaD I
St John's Wort - GreatHypericum calycinumD I P
St John's Wort - PerforateHypericum perforatumD I
Tall MeliotMelilotus altissimusD I
TansyTanacetum vulgarisD I P
TeaselDipsacus fulloniumD I
Thistle - CreepingCirsium arvenseD I
Thistle - SpearCirsium vulgareD I
TomatoSolanum lycopersicumD I P
Trifid Bur-MarigoldBidens tripartitaD I
Upright Hedge-parsleyTorilis japonicaD I
Tufted VetchVicia craccaD I
Violet - DogViola rivinianaD I
Violet - HairyViola hirtaD I P
Violet - SweetViola odorataD I P
Vipers' buglossEchium vulgareD I
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
YarrowAchillea millefoliumD I
Yellow ArchangelLamium (Lamiastrum) galeobdolonD I
Yellow HawkweedHieracium praealtumD I
Yellow LoosestrifeLysimachia vulgarisD I
Yellow RocketBarbarea vulgarisD I
 
Invasive
See also - Aquatic | Fungi | Trees and Shrubs | Miscellaneous
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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