Lawrence Weston Moor

A summer’s evening walk into this Avon Wildlife Trust Reserve.  Wellington boots are recommended for this species rich site with dry and wet meadows, reedbeds and rhynes.  Some 250 species have been recorded in ST5479 since the publication of the Flora of the Bristol Region but recent records for a good few of the species noted in the site account on page 31 are wanting, including the Slender Spike-rush, Eleocharis uniglumis, according to the Bristol Botany archives, seen at GR ST548795 in1973 by Miss Gravestock, and in 1988 in a specified field by Rupert Higgins in 1988.

Park at the end of Lawrence Weston Road by the Social Club, ST545788, (postcode BS11 0ST for SatNav users) turning northwards off Long Cross.

 

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