By J. E. Lousley
Wild vegetation of Chalk and Limestone will urge many to stick to within the author's footsteps looking for the wealthy plant life which make our chalk downs and limestone cliffs so interesting to discover. This variation is unique to newnaturalists.com
Few parts can boast such a lot of infrequent and lovely wild plants as these of the chalk and limestone. Few parts, too, have loads stunning surroundings within which to look them out. Mr. Lousley's bright and authoritative presentation of his topic indicates that he has made complete use of those possibilities. His specified affection is for the woods and chalk downs of south-eastern England, of which he has an information virtually unsurpassed.
Nevertheless, during this e-book he has additionally given us an admirable survey of all of the very important limestone areas within the kingdom from the Devonian formation at Berry Head to the oolite of the Cotswolds and the good carboniferous stretches of the north. This booklet will urge many to stick to within the author's footsteps looking for the wealthy flowers which make our chalk downs and limestone cliffs so attention-grabbing to discover.
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Hibernica, eight, 185, 201, 203, 208, 218* Arenaria gothica, eight, 185, 201, 218* Arenaria norvegica, eight, 185, 201, 218* Armeria maritima, seventy five, seventy six, one hundred fifty Arum maculatum, forty four, seventy two, seventy six, 106, 106 Arum neglectum, seventy two, seventy six, 107 Arundel, seventy two Ash, 19, seventy seven, 106, 111, 156, 159, a hundred sixty five, 174, 181, 182, 183, 186, 189, 206 Ash-wood, 186 Aspen, 181 Asperugo procumbens, ninety seven Asperula cynanchica, 27, 134 Asplenium ruta-muraria, 117 Asplenium viride, 156, 181, 196, 208 Astragalus danicus, seventy nine, ninety three, a hundred, 102, 122, 131, a hundred and seventy, 173, 202 Astragalus glycyphyllos, fifty eight, sixty five, one hundred thirty five, one hundred seventy, 173 Atropa belladonna, 32, forty seven, 102, 134, 136 Aubrey, John, fifty five, 128 Autumn Gentian, 31, 38, sixty five, sixty six, sixty eight, sixty nine, 86 Autumn Lady’s Tresses, 25, 30, fifty four, sixty one, 106, 136 Autumn Squill, 107 Avon Gorge, seventy four, 116–120 B. D. H. Capillator Outfit, 15 B. D. H. Soil checking out Outfit, 14 Babington, C. C. , ninety five, ninety seven Ballota nigra, 173 Baneberry, 136, 159, 173, 186, 189, 197, 219* Bargate Beds, sixty five Barmouth, 147–148 Bartsia alpina, 197 Basil Thyme, 164 Bastard Toadflax, seventy five, one hundred thirty five bathtub, 123–126 tub Asparagus, 123 Beachy Head, sixty seven seq. Beam, 19 Bedford Purlieus, 134 Bedfordshire, ninety four Bee Orchid, 15, 25, 38, fifty two, sixty one, seventy nine, 102, a hundred twenty five, 127, 134, 136, one hundred seventy Beech, five, eleven, 19, 37, forty two, forty three, fifty five, sixty two, 88, 102, one hundred forty, 142, 156, 174, 185 Beech hangers, forty three Beechwood, climax woodland, forty five Beechwood, escarpment sort forty four Beechwood, plateau kind, forty four, ninety two Beer Head, eighty two Ben Bulben, 208 Bennett, W. , sixty two Berkshire, 85–87 Berry Head, fifty nine, 106–109 Beta maritima, sixty seven, seventy six Betchworth Hill, sixty two Betonica officinalis, sixty eight Betula pendula, 20, forty two, 117 Betula pubescens, 20, 181 Bindley, R. , 166 Binstead, seventy seven poultry Cherry, a hundred and fifty five, 182, 186 Bird’s-eye Primrose, eight, 173, 179, 181, 194, 197, 198 Bird’s-foot, 117 Bird’s-foot Sedge, one hundred fifty five, a hundred and sixty, 194, 195, 196, 197 Bird’s-nest Orchid, forty four, sixty six, 89, 136, 174 sour Milkwort, 179, 181, 198, 217* Black Horehound, 173 Black Knapweed, sixty eight, seventy four Black Mullein, see darkish Mullein Blackstone, John, 27, ninety two Blackstonia perfoliata, sixteen, 27, 27, sixty one, 134 Bladder Campion, one hundred ten Bloody Cranesbill, sixteen, 118, 141, 146, 148, a hundred and fifty, 154, 161–162, 173, 174, 182, 184, 195, 196, 201, 207 Blue Fleabane, see box Fleabane Blue Gromwell, eighty two, 114, 143, 147, 152, 220* Bluebell, 37 Blue Moor Grass, a hundred ninety, 194, 195, 196, 198 Bomb-crater, alien crops in, forty seven Borage, eighty three Borago officinalis, eighty three Boulder Clay, 14, ninety nine, 121 Bowles, Dr. , 133 field, five, 18, 26, 37, forty three, fifty five, sixty one, ninety four, 128 field grove, inside, 19 field Hill, 17–48, 18 field Hill, geology, 35 field Hill, Yorkshire, 137 Box-woods, forty three, forty six Boxley, fifty five Boxwell, 128 Brachypodium pinnatum, 15, forty seven, seventy seven, 171, 173 Brachypodium sylvaticum, 171 Bracken, 36, 107, 154, 189 Brambles, 37, sixty eight Brassica oleracea, 50, 143, a hundred and fifty Breckland, a hundred Breidden Hill, 153 Brenan, J. P. M. , 132 Bristol Rock Cress, 118 Brittle Bladder Fern, 181 Broad-leaved Cudweed, fifty eight Broad-leaved Helleborine, forty four, sixty six, ninety two Bromus arvensis, ninety nine Bromus erectus, 15, 87, 156, 171, 173 Broom, three, 185 Brown, John, 172 Bryonia dioica, 173 Buckland Hill, forty three, sixty two Buckman, Prof.