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Plants of Upper Teesdale

Christopher J. Lowe

Plants of Upper Teesdale

by Christopher J. Lowe

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Published by C.J. Lowe in Yarm .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ISBN used for 1st ed 1990.

Statementby Christopher Lowe with contributions from Mary Lowes and Gayle Ward.
The Physical Object
Pagination74p. ;
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18114551M

Plants and Trees Book List. Read More. Sort by Name. Book Be a Friend to Trees By. Holly Keller, Patricia Lauber. Grade s. K-2 Celebrate spring with lesson plans, crafts, and science activities to help you teach about plants, insects, and weather! Grade s. K . Original Cloth. 1st Ed. 22 x 15 cm., pp. A collection of chapters by various authors arranged in sections: The plants of Upper Teesdale with special reference to the rare species; The environment and possible explanations for the concentration of rare species; The animals of .

Discover the best Children's Flower & Plant Books in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The Durham Rare Plant Register covers the Watsonian Vice County of Durham, numbered as “66”.Short notes on the VC65 area of Upper Teesdale are included because this is now part of the administrative county of Durham, and because the important Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve is bisected by the VC Size: 7MB.

LED Grow Lights for Indoor Plants, JUEYINGBAILI 80W Full Spectrum Plant Lights with Auto ON/Off 3/9/12H Timer, 9 Dimmable Brightness for Indoor Succulent Plants Growth out of 5 stars $ $ 99 $ $   Here lies the Moor House-Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve featuring a unique arctic/alpine flora including many rarities, notably the stunning Spring Gentian. I was of course too late for this gem but I did enjoy several other striking plants including Great Burnett (Sanguisorba officinalis), Mountain Pansy (Viola lutea) and England’s.


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Plants of Upper Teesdale by Christopher J. Lowe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Upper Teesdale Community Page has members. An open group for use by residents of Upper Teesdale, operated by Middleton-in-Teesdale and Newbiggin. In the narrowest reaches of northern England, around the headwaters of the River Tees there is a botanical hotspot of international importance for its arctic and alpine Teesdale, in the North Pennines, lies on a high elevation band of limestone, the River Tees rising from.

Upper Teesdale is also home to the largest juniper wood in England, and the second largest in the UK. Many of the ancient trees here take on Tolkeinesque forms, with beautifully twisted and knarled trunks.

Some of them growing in the shadow of High Force are estimated to be about years old. ely Published, First drawings by Jane Fielding and with contributions from Mary Lowes and Gayle Ward.

pp ix Soft cover in pale green pictorial soft card covers.A near fine copy. Uncommon & out of print. Author: Lowe, Christopher. The view across Cow Green reservoir looks bare. It was cold with a biting wind and although sunny, the flora was not in flower yet.

This region has an Arctic/Alpine flora of special endemic species. It is thought they have survived here for years since the last Ice Age. The local geology also contributes. Other plants of interest were the beautiful, and in this area, ubiquitous, Geranium sylvaticum (Wood Crane's-bill), Poa humilis (Spreading Meadow-grass) with its compact flowering head and stolons - a species generally under recorded, Mr Jones pointed out.

Visiting Upper Teesdale A Guide for Botanists Four walks in Upper Teesdale, famous for its rare arctic-alpine flora, taking in High Force, Low Force, and Widdybank and Cronkley Fells.

This guide includes where and when to go, and the best routes to see most of the “Teesdale assemblage”. A checklist of nationally rare and scarce plants isFile Size: 1MB. Summary. Upper Teesdale is a plant-lover’s paradise.

The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, of which Upper Teesdale is an integral part, became the first area in Britain to be awarded the status of a UNESCO European and Global Geopark in June Upper Teesdale is an iconic part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

It has long been recognised, nationally and internationally, for its remarkable geology, habitats, flora and fauna, as well as fascinating social heritage and special weather conditions.

Two plants of Botrychium lunaria (Moonwort) were a surprising find in the second enclosure. At this of these plants are included at the end for completeness and just to remind us what a special site Upper Teesdale is for rare and superb looking plants. Plants of Upper Teesdale by Christopher J.

Lowe,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Christopher J. Lowe. Teesdale is a dale, or valley, of the east side of the Pennines in County Durham, parts of Teesdale fall within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the second largest AONB in England and River Tees rises below Cross Fell, the highest hill in the Pennines at 2, feet ( m), and its uppermost valley is remote and high.

FURTHER INFORMATION The Natural History of Upper Teesdale. The Natural History of Upper Teesdale, Durham Wildlife Trust Celebrating the flora and fauna of Upper Teesdale, the book can be purchased for £10 with a £2 postage and packing charge.

Copies can also be ordered by phone or email from the Trust on [email protected] or The Wild Flowers of the. Upper Teesdale is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in the west County Durham, encompasses an extensive upland area that includes the headwaters of the River Tees and the surrounding catchment area upstream of the village of Langdon Beck.

The site has a diverse mix of habitats, mainly dry heath, with wet heath and blanket mire in areas that are poorly on: Teesdale, Wear Valley, North East, England.

Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services, Middleton In Teesdale, Durham, United Kingdom. 1, likes 62 talking about this 47 were here. Supporting rural communities in the Durham Dales 5/5(1).

Lady’s-mantles. Shortly after moving to the area, Margaret met the renowned botanist Dr. Max Walters, who suggested that she study the Lady’s-mantle Alchemilla vulgaris agg. group of plants, as Upper Teesdale supported more species than any other part of Britain.

Margaret began regular field visits to Teesdale and Weardale, cycling and walking for miles studying and mapping the Lady’s. Upper Teesdale is considered on of the top 5 ‘botanical hotspots’ in Britain and Ireland due to the unusually large number of rare plant species found here and the fact that plants with very different geographical distributions grow together here.

Teesdale in County Durham is famous among botanists for it’s unique collection of cold-loving arctic and alpine flowers with sun-seeking Southern flowers. Known by botanists as the “Teesdale assemblage”, but by locals as “ice flowers”, Upper Teesdale is still home to the first plants to colonise Britain after the last ice age.

As the planet. plants are able to support a greater range of bee species. Moss carder bee There is a wonderful example of this in Upper Teesdale. The meadows here, especially the flower-rich banks and edges within them, support a great diversity of plants and, as a result, also a species of File Size: 1MB.

The dominant rock type in Upper Teesdale is the dolerite of the Great Whin Sill, a volcanic intrusion that forced its way through the more ancient limestone some million years ago, and is exposed at various places throughout north-east England, most.

Plants of Upper Teesdale by Lowe, C. at Pemberley Books. COVID Notice Please read our notice regarding COVID (Coronavirus).This km (1/4 mile) walk beside the River Tees enters the Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve and has a wealth of wildlife, including numerous plant species.

Many are common British species and some belong to the ‘Teesdale Assemblage’ – a uniquely rich association of plants for which Upper Teesdale is famous.RARELY can the broad sweep of history be better seen than in Upper Teesdale, and this book charts its changes over million years.

It tells how the rocks were created through pressure and fire, which gives them unique characteristics which in turn allows a unique set of plants to flourish upon.