Bury Wildlife

Orchid Family (Orchidaceae)

Dactylorhiza fuchsii Common Spotted-Orchid22/06/2013B This i sprobably the commonist orchid and spread around Bury. In Bury

Dactylorhiza incarnata Early Marsh-Orchid30/06/2013Bn These are at a site in North Manchester and are uncommon.

Dactylorhiza praetermissa Southern Marsh-Orchid22/06/2013b These are often found with common spotted and hybrise easily. In Bury

Dactylorhiza purpurella Northern Marsh-Orchid30/06/2013Bn These are often found with common spotted and hybrise easily. In Bury

Epipactis helleborine Broad-Leaved Helleborine24/07/2011B thse are a woodland plant and ae not uncommon in small numbers. In Bury

Epipactis palustris Marsh Helleborine22/06/2013B Thgese are a rare site iin Manchester but are at one site in bury

Gymnadenia conopsea Fragrant Orchid08/08/2013Bn Another rare plant in GM.

Ophrys apifera Bee Orchid09/07/2013M Very distinctive these are from a site in South Manchester rare in GM.

Common Tway Blade, & Green Winged Orchid. These were reported at a site in North Mancheste snce the 1960's. Not currently seen at this site. The Twayblade is also reported in the 19th Century at Mere Clough but again not a present.

Pondweed family (Potamogetonaceae)

Potamogeton crispus Curled Pondweed22/06/2013B fairly common and still in lodges as reported by the Victorian Buxton from the 1840s.

Potamogeton epihydrus American Pondweed02/08/2010R Brought to UK in victorian transports and moved aroundcanal on Barges. Still on Rochdale canal.

Potamogeton natans Broad-Leaved Pondweed22/06/2013B very common all over Bury

Potamogeton polygonifolius Bog Pondweed11/08/2013R These were found in Rochdale.

Water Starwort family (Callitichaceae)

Callitriche hamulata Intermediate Water-Starwort13/09/2013 in bury.

Callitriche stagnalis Common Water-Starwort22/06/2013B  in bury.

Rush Family (Juncaeae) & Duckweed family (Lemnaceae)

Rush Family (Juncaeae)

Juncus effusus Soft-rush21/04/2013B common

 

Duckweed family (Lemnaceae)

Lemna minor Common Duckweed29/05/2011B common