Brickfields Country Park Plantlife

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Of the current total of 526 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 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 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
1Blunt Leaved Pond WeedPotamogeton obtusifoliusD I
2BogbeanMenyanthes trifoliataD I
3Branched Bur-reedSparganium erectumD I
4Broad Leaved Pond WeedPotamogeton natansD I
5BulrushTypha latifoliaD I
6Common DuckweedLemma minorD I
7Common HornwortCeratophyllum demersumD 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 | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Fungi - Alder BracketInonotus radiatusD I P
2Fungi - Amber JellyExidia 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 - Fairy rings  A new Plantlife species page, Fairy ringsMarasmiaceaeD I
15Fungi - Fried Chicken MushroomLyophyllum decastesD I
16Fungi - Funeral Bell  A new Plantlife species page, Funeral Bell - Galerina marginataGalerina marginataD I P
17Fungi - Glistening Inkcap  A new Plantlife species page, Glistening Inkcap - Coprinellus micaceusCoprinellus micaceusD I
18Fungi - Hare's foot InkcapCoprinopsis lagopusD I P
19Fungi - Honey fungusArmillaria melleaD I T
20Fungi - Jelly EarAuricularia auricula-judaeD I
21Fungi - King Alfred's cakesDaldinia concentricaD I P
22Fungi - Lacquered BracketGanoderma lucidumD I
23Fungi - Oak Maze-gillDaedalea quercinaD I P
24Fungi - Oysterling ssp.  A new Plantlife species page, Oysterling - Crepidotus ssp.Crepidotus ssp.D I
25Fungi - Phomopsis spp.Phomopsis spp.D I
26Fungi - Saffron Milk Cap  A new Plantlife species page, Saffron Milk Cap - Lactarius deliciosusLactarius deliciosusD I
27Fungi - Shaggy InkcapCoprinus comatusD I
28Fungi - Shaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodesD I P
29Fungi - SilverleafChondrostereum purpureumD I
30Fungi - St. Georges MushroomCalocybe GambosaD I
31Fungi - Sulphur TuftHypholoma fasciculareD I P
32Fungi - The GobletChondrostereum purpureumD I P
33Fungi - TurkeytailTrametes versicolorD I
34Fungi - Velvet ShankFlammulina velutipesD I
35Fungi - RustMelampsora spp.D I
36Fungi - Yellowing Curtain CrustStereum subtomentosumD I
37Lichens - Aspercilia ContortaAspercilia contortaD I
38Lichens - Caloplaca flavescensCaloplaca flavescensD I
39Lichens - Candelariella aurellaCandelariella aurellaD I
40Lichens - Flavoparmelia caperataFlavoparmelia caperataD I
41Lichens - Hypotrachyna revolutaHypotrachyna revolutaD I
42Lichens - Lecanora campestrisLecanora campestrisD I
43Lichens - Lecanora chlaroteraLecanora chlaroteraD I
44Lichens - Lecanora muralisLecanora muralisD I
45Lichens - Lecanora symmictaLecanora symmictaD I
46Lichens - Lecidella elaeochromaLecidella elaeochromaD I
47Lichens - Lepraria incanaLepraria incanaD I
48Lichens - Melanelixia fuliginosaMelanelixia fuliginosaD I
49Lichens - Parmelia sulcataParmelia sulcataD I
50Lichens - Parmotrema perlatumParmotrema perlatumD I
51Lichens - Phaeophyscia orbicularisPhaeophyscia orbicularisD I
52Lichens - Physcia adscendensPhyscia adscendensD I
53Lichens - Physcia tenellaPhyscia tenellaD I
54Lichens - Physconia griseaPhysconia griseaD I
55Lichens - Ramalina farinaceaRamalina farinaceaD I P
56Lichens - Xanthoria calcicolaXanthoria calcicolaD I
57Lichens - Xanthoria elegansXanthoria elegansD I
58Lichens - Xanthoria parietinaXanthoria parietinaD I
59Liverwort - Frullania dilatataFrullania dilatataD I
 
Trees & Shrubs
see also Aquatic | Fungi | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Alder - AlderAlnus GlutinosaD I
2Alder - GreenAlnus viridisD I
3Alder - GreyAlnus incanaD I
4Alder - ItalianAlnus cordataD I
5AshFraxinus excelsiorD I
6BeechFagus sylvaticaD I
7BerberisBerberis sp.D I P
8Birch - Paper birch  A new Plantlife species page, Paper birch - Betula papyriferaBetula papyriferaD I P
9Birch - Silver birchBetula pendulaD I
10BlackthornPrunus spinosaD I
11Broad leaved Cockspur ThornCrataegus x persimilisD I
12Broad Leaved Lime  A new Plantlife species page, Broad Leaved Lime - Tilia platyphyllos x cordataTilia platyphyllos x cordataD I P
13BroomCytisus scopariusD I P
14BuddleiaBuddleia davidiiD I
15Cherry LaurelPrunus laurocerasusD I P
16CotoneasterCotoneaster pannosaD I
17Crab AppleMalus sylvestrisD I T
18Crab Apple - "Golden hornet"Malus var. calocarpaD I
19DogwoodCornus sanguineaD I P
20Dogwood - alternate leavedCornus alternifoliaD I
21English ElmUlmus proceraD I
22European MistletoeViscum albumD I P
23Field RoseRosa ArvensisD I
24ForsythiaForsythia suspensaD I
25GooseberryRibes uva-crispaD I
26GorseUlex europaeusD I
27Japanese ElmUlmus davidiana var. japonicaD I
28Hawthorn - Midland - "Paul's Scarlet"Crataegus laevigata spp. pauliiD I
29HazelCorylus avellanaD I
30HawthornCrataegus monogynaD I
31HollyIlex aquifoliumD I P
32HoneysuckleLonicera periclymenumD I P
33HornbeamCarpinus betulusD I
34Horse ChestnutAesculus hippocastanumD I P
35Ivy - IvyHedera helixD I P
36Ivy - VariegatedHedera helix spp. ‘Caecillia’D I P
37LaburnumLaburnum anagyroidesD I P
38Leyland CypressCupressocyparis x leylandiiD I T
39MahoniaBerberidaceaeD I
40Maple - Field MapleAcer campestreD I
41Maple - Norway MapleAcer platanoidesD I
42Maple - Sycamore MapleAcer pseudoplatanusD I
43Oak - EnglishQuercus roburD I
44Oak - HolmQuercus ilexD I P
45Oak - SessileQuercus petraeaD I
46Oak - TurkeyQuercus cerrisD I
47Plum - Cherry PlumPrunus cerasiferaD I
48Plum - DamsonPrunus domesticaD I
49Plum - GreengagePrunus domestica ssp. italicaD I
50Plum - Victoria PlumPrunus domestica ssp. VictoriaD I
51Plum - White Bullace (Green Damson)Prunus domestica ssp. insititiaD I
52Poplar - Black PoplarPopulus nigraD I
53Poplar - White Poplar  A new Plantlife species page, White Poplar - Populus albaPopulus albaD I
54PrivetLigustrum vulgareD I P
55PyracanthaPyracantha coccineaD I
56QuinceCydonia oblongaD I P
57RaspberryRubus idaeusD I
58RhododendronRhododendron ponticumD I P
59RowanSorbus aucupariaD I
60SnowberrySymphoricarpos albusD I P
61Sweet BriarRosa rubiginosaD I
62Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissimaD I
63Tree MallowMalva arboreaD I
64Western Red Cedar  A new Plantlife species page, Western Red Cedar - Thuja plicataThuja plicataD I
65Whitebeam  A new Plantlife species page, Whitebeam - Sorbus ariaSorbus ariaD I P
66Wild CherryPrunus aviumD I P
67Wild (dog) roseRosa caninaD I
68Willow - CrackSalix fragilisD I
69Willow - GoatSalix capreaD I
70Willow - GreySalix cinereaD I
71Willow - OsierSalix viminalisD I
72Willow - WeepingSalix babylonicaD I
73Willow - WhiteSalix albaD I
74YewTaxus baccataD I P
 
Miscellaneous 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
7BluebellHyacinthoides non-scriptaD I P
8BrambleRubus fruiticosus aggD I
9Bristly OxtonguePicris echioidesD I
10Bulbous ButtercupRanunculus bulbosusD I P
11Charlock (Wild Mustard)Sinapis arvensisD I
12ChickweedStellaria mediaD I
13ChivesAllium schoenoprasumD I
14Clover - RedTrifolium trifolium pratenseD I
15Clover - WhiteTrifolium repensD I
16Colt's footTussilago farfaraD I
17ColumbineAquilegia vulgarisD I P
18Common - KnapweedCentaurea nigraD I
19Common - Spotted OrchidDactylorhiza fuchsiiD I
20Common - VetchVicia sativaD I
21Corn ChamomileAnthemis arvensisD I
22Corn CockleAgrostemma githagoD I P
23CornflowerAgrostemma githagoD I
24Corn MarigoldGlebionis segetumD I
25Cow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestrisD I
26Creeping ButtercupRanunculus repensD   P
27Creeping CinquefoilPotentilla reptansD I
28Creeping Jenny  A new Plantlife species page, Creeping Jenny - Lysimachia nummulariaLysimachia nummulariaD I P
29Crocosmia, MontbretiaCrocosmia spp.D I
30CrocusCrocus vernus.D I P
31Cuckoo flowerCardamine pratensisD I
32CyclamenCyclamen hederaefoliumD I P
33DaffodilNarcissus pseudonarcissusD I P
34DaisyBellis perennisD I
35DandelionTaraxacum officinaleD I
36Dock - Broad Leaved DockRumex obtusifoliusD I
37Dock - Clustered DockRumex conglomeratusD I
38Dock - Curled DockRumex crispusD I
39Dock - Wood DockRumex sanguineusD I
40Fern - Hart's-tongueAsplenium scolopendriumD I
41Fern - MaleDryopteris filix-mas agg.D I P
42Fern - Soft shieldPolystichum setiferumD I P
43FeverfewTanacetum partheniumD I T
44Field ChickweedCerastium arvenseD I
45Geranium - Cut-leaved CranesbillGeranium dissectumD I
46Geranium - Doves-foot CranesbillGeranium molleD I
47Geranium - Herb RobertGeranium robertianumD I
48Geranium - Shining CranesbillGeranium lucidumD I
49Geranium - Small floweredGeranium pusillumD I
50Geranium - Cranesbill - x oxonianumGeranium x oxonianum spp. HollywoodD I
51Horsetail - FieldEquisetum arvenseD I
52Horsetail - GreatEquisetum telmateiaD I T
53Field MadderSherardia arvensisD I
54Fools WatercressApium nodiflorumD I
55FoxgloveDigitalis purpureaD I P
56Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolataD I
57Grape HyacinthMuscari armeniacumD I
58Goat's BeardTragopogon pratensisD I
69GoosegrassGalium aparineD I
70Grass - Annual Meadow GrassPoa annuaD I
61Grass - BarleyHordeum vulgareD I
62Grass - CanaryPhalaris canariensisD I
63Grass - CocksfootDactylis glomerataD I
64Grass - Common BentAgrostis capillarisD I
65Grass - Common Meadow GrassPoa pratensisD I
66Grass - CouchElymus repensD I
67Grass - Creeping BentAgrostis stoloniferaD I
68Grass - False Fox SedgeCarex otrubaeD I
69Grass - False Oat GrassArrhenatherum elatiusD I
70Grass - Flote GrassGlyceria fluitansD I
71Grass - Gardeners GartersPhalaris ArundinaceaD I
72Grass - Hairy BromeBromopsis ramosaD I
73Grass - Hairy SedgeCarex hirtaD I
74Grass - Red fescueFestuca rubraD I
75Grass - Rough MeadowPoa trivialisD I
76Grass - Pendulous SedgeCarex pendulaD I
77Grass - Perennial RyegrassLolium perenneD I
78Grass - Soft BromeBromus hordeaceusD I
79Grass - Spiked SedgeCarex spicataD I
80Grass - Barren BromeBromus sterilisD I
81Grass - Yorkshire FogHolcus lanatusD I
82Grass - Wall BarleyOrdeum murinumD I
83Grass - Wood MelickMelica unifloraD I
84Greater PeriwinkleVinca majorD I P
85Green AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirensD I
86Ground ElderAegopodium podagrariaD I
87Ground IvyGlechoma hederaceaD I T
88GroundselSenecio vulgarisD I P
89Hairy Cat's EarHypochaeris radicataD I
90Hedge BindweedCalystegia sepiumD I
91Hedge WoundwortStachys sylvaticaD I
92HogweedHeracleum sphondyliumD I P
93HopHumulus lupulusD I
94HorseradishArmoracia rusticanaD I
95Common KnotgrassPolygonum aviculareD I
96Lesser BurdockArctium minusD I
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
102Common MallowMalva sylvestrisD I
103Marsh MarigoldCaltha palustrisD I
104Marsh WoundwortStachys palustrisD I
105Meadow ButtercupRanunculus acrisD I P
106MeadowsweetFilipendula ulmariaD I
107Medic - BlackMedicago lupulinaD I
108Medic - Red Spotted  A new Plantlife species page, Spotted Medic - Medicago arabicaMedicago arabicaD I
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
116Mouse Ear - Clustered Mouse EarCerastium glomeratumD I
117Mouse Ear - Common - Mouse EarCerastium fontanumD I
118MugwortArtemesia vulgarisD I
119Nettle - Red Dead NettleLamium purpureumD I
120Nettle - StingingUrtica dioicaD I T
121Nettle - White Dead NettleLamium albumD I
122New York AsterAster novi-belgiiD I
123Nightshade - Deadly NightshadeAtropa belladonnaD I P
124Nightshade - Enchanter's nightshadeCircaea lutetianaD I
125Nightshade - Woody NightshadeSolanum dulcamaraD I P
126NipplewortLapsana communisD I
127Oxeye DaisyLeucanthemum vulgareD I
128PeonyPaeoniaD I
129Pineapple WeedMatricaria discoideaD I
130Plantain - Broad LeafPlantago majorD I
131Plantain - RibwortPlantago lanceolataD I
132Poppy - PoppyPapaver rhoeasD I P
133Poppy - Icelandic PoppyPapaver nudicauleD I P
134Prickly LettuceLactuca serriolaD I
135PrimrosePrimula vulgarisD I
136Purple ToadflaxLinaria purpureaD I P
137Ragwort - CommonSenecio jacobaeaD I P
138Ragwort - OxfordSenecio squalidusD I P
139Red BartsiaOdontites vernusD I
140Red CampionSilene dioicaD I
141Russian ComfreySymphytum x uplandicumD I T
142Sedum  A new Plantlife species page, Sedum - Crassulaceae 'Autumn Joy'Crassulaceae 'Autumn Joy'D I T
143SelfhealPrunella vulgarisD I P
144Shepherd's PurseCapsella bursa-pastorisD I
145Siberian SquillScilla bifoliaD I P
146SilverweedPotentilla anserinaD I
147Smooth Hawks BeardCrepis capillarisD I
148SnowdropGalanthus nivalisD I P
149Soft RushJuncus effususD I
150SorrelRumex acetosaD I P
151Speedwell - Common FieldVeronica persicaD I
152Speedwell - Ivy LeavedVeronica hederifoliaD I
153Speedwell - Thyme-leavedVeronica serpyllifoliaD I
154Speedwell - WoodVeronica montanaD I
155Star of BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatumD I P
156Stitchwort - GreaterStellaria holosteaD I
157Stitchwort - LesserStellaria gramineaD I
158St John's Wort - Great  A new Plantlife species page, Great St. Johns Wort - Hypericum calycinumHypericum calycinumD I P
159St John's Wort - PerforateHypericum perforatumD I
160Tall MeliotMelilotus altissimusD I
161TansyTanacetum vulgarisD I P
162TeaselDipsacus fulloniumD I
163Thistle - CreepingCirsium arvenseD I
164Thistle - SpearCirsium vulgareD I
165TomatoSolanum lycopersicumD I P
166Trifid Bur-MarigoldBidens tripartitaD I
167Upright Hedge-parsleyTorilis japonicaD I
168Tufted VetchVicia craccaD I
169Violet - DogViola rivinianaD I
170Violet - HairyViola hirtaD I P
171Violet - SweetViola odorataD I P
172Vipers' buglossEchium vulgareD I
173Water AvensGeum rivaleD I
174Water Forget-me-notMyosotis scorpioidesD I
175Wild CarrotDaucus carotaD I
176Wild CeleryApium graveolensD I T
177Willowherb - Great WillowherbEpilobium hirsutumD I
178Willowherb - Broad-leavedEpilobium montanumD I
179Winter HeliotropePetasites fragransD I
180Wood AvensGeum urbanumD I
181Wood Forget-me-notMyosotis sylvaticaD I
182Wood SorrelOxalis AcetosellaD I
183YarrowAchillea millefoliumD I
184Yellow ArchangelLamium (Lamiastrum) galeobdolonD I
185Yellow HawkweedHieracium praealtumD I
186Yellow LoosestrifeLysimachia vulgarisD I
187Yellow 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
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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