Plant species list

Status: A-(Abundant), C-(Common), F-(Frequent), O-(Occasional), R-(Rare).

Locations: see end of table.

Location
GenusSpeciesEnglish NameWLRCYHMP
AcercampestreField MapleR..R..
AcerplatanoidesNorway MapleR..R..
AcerpseudoplatanusSycamoreO..R..
Acersp.R.....
AchilleamillefoliumYarrowOOR.R.
Aesculushippocastanum*Horse-chestnut...O..
Aesculuscarnea*Red Horse-chestnut.....O
AethusacynapiumFool's Parsley.R....
AgrostisgiganteaBlack Bent.O....
AgrostisstoloniferaCreeping Bent.F....
AjugareptansBugleR.....
Alismaplantago-aquaticaWater-plantainO....O
AlliariapetiolataGarlic Mustard.O....
Alnuscordata*Italian Alder..O...
AlnusglutinosaAlderO..R..
Alnusincana*Grey Alder...R..
AlopecuruspratensisMeadow Foxtail.R.OC.
AlopecurusgeniculatusMarsh Foxtail......
AngelicasylvestrisWild AngelicaOO....
AnisanthasterilisBarren BromeOF....
AnthriscussylvestrisCow ParsleyOC.CFO
ApiumnodiflorumFool's WatercressLAO....
ArctiumminusLesser Burdock.R....
ArmoraciarusticanaHorse-radish.....F
ArrhenatherumelatiusFalse Oat-grass..OCFO
ArtemisiavulgarisMugwort.R....
ArummaculatumLords-and-Ladies.R...R
AtriplexpatulaCommon Orache......
Avenasterilis ssp ludoviciana?Winter Wild-oat.O....
BallotanigraBlack HorehoundRR....
BellisperennisDaisyOOO.O.
BerulaerectaLesser Water-parsnipLA.....
BetulapendulaSilver BirchR..R..
BidenstripartitaTrifid Bur-marigoldRR....
Bromushordeaceus hordeaceusSoft-bromeOO.OC.
BuddlejadavidiiButterfly-bushR.....
ButomusumbellatusFlowering rushRR....
CallitrichestagnalisCommon Water-starwort.O....
CalystegiasepiumHedge BindweedOC....
Capsellabursa-pastorisShepherd's-purse.OO...
CardaminepratensisCuckoo-flower....O.
CarduuscrispusWelted ThistleRO....
CarexacutaSlender Tufted-sedgeLA.....
CarexhirtaHairy SedgeO.....
CarexotrubaeFalse Fox-sedgeO.....
CarexripariaGreater Pond-sedgeLA....A
Castaneasativa*Sweet Chestnut..R...
Cedruslebani*Cedar of Lebanon..O...
CentaureanigraCommon KnapweedFOO...
CerastiumfontanumCommon Mouse-ear....R.
CerastiumglomeratumSticky Mouse-ear....F.
ChaenorhinumminusSmall Toadflax......
ChamerionangustifoliumRosebay WillowherbR.....
ChenopodiumalbumFat Hen......
CirsiumarvenseCreeping ThistleFOROOR
CirsiumvulgareSpear ThistleO.ROR.
ConiummaculatumHemlock.O....
ConopodiummajusPignut....R.
ConvolvulusarvensisBindweed.RF..O
ConyzacanadensisCanadian FleabaneR.....
CornussanguineaDogwoodO.RO..
CorylusavellanaHazel...O..
CotoneasterhorizontalisWall Cotoneaster...R..
CrataegusmonogynaHawthornOROA.O
CuscutaeuropaeaGreater Dodder.R....
CynosuruscristatusCrested Dog's-tail.O....
DactylisglomerataCock's-footOO..OO
DaucuscarotaWild CarrotO.....
DeschampsiacaespitosaTufted Hair-grassO.....
DipsacusfullonumTeasel.O...O
EleocharispalustrisCommon Spike-rushF.....
ElymuscaninaBearded Couch.R.R.O
ElytrigiarepensCommon CouchFF..O.
EpilobiumhirsutumGreat WillowherbOCRR.F
Epilobiumspa Willowherb..O..F
EquisetumarvenseField Horsetail......
Equisetumfluviatile(?)Water HorsetailO.....
EquisetumpalustreMarsh HorsetailF.....
Equisetum. litorale(?)Shore HorsetailFO....
EuonymuseuropaeusSpindle.R....
FestucagiganteaGiant Fescue.R....
FestucarubraRed Fescue.O..FO
FilipendulaulmariaMeadowsweetF...O.
FrangulaalnusAlder BuckthornR.....
FraxinusexcelsiorAshOROO..
GaleopsistetrahitCommon Hemp-nettleR.....
GaliumaparineCleaversO.RF.O
GaliumpalustreCommon Marsh-bedstrawO.....
GaliumverumLady's BedstrawO.R.O.
GeraniumdissectumCut-leaved Crane's-bill....O.
GeraniumlucidumShining Crane's-bill..R...
GlechomahederaceaGround Ivy.R.O.O
GlyceriamaximaReed Sweet-grassLF.....
HederahelixIvy..CC..
HeracleumsphondyliumHogweedOO..OO
Holcus lanatusYorkshire-fogLF.O.RO
HordeummurinumWall Barley.O.O..
HordeumsecalinumMeadow Barley....O.
HumuluslupulusHop.R....
HypericumperforatumPerforate St. John's-wort.R....
Ilexsp.*Holly..O...
ImpatienscapensisOrange BalsamRR....
ImpatiensglanduliferaHimalayan Balsam.F....
IrispseudacorusYellow IrisO.....
Juglansregia*Walnut..R...
JuncusarticulatusJointed RushO.....
JuncuseffususSoft RushLA....O
JuncusinflexusHard RushO.....
LactucaserriolaPrickly LettuceOO....
LamiumalbumWhite Dead-nettle.R....
LamiumpurpureumRed Dead-nettle..O...
LapsanacommunisNipplewortOO....
LathyrusnissoliaGrass Vetchling....R.
LathyruspratensisMeadow VetchlingOR..R.
LemnaminorCommon Duckweed.A....
LeontodonautumnalisAutumn Hawkbit.R....
LeucanthemumvulgareOxeye Daisy.R....
LoliumperennePerennial Rye-grass.FC.O.
LonicerapericlymenumHoneysuckleR.....
LotuscorniculatusCommon Bird's-foot-trefoilO.O...
LotuspedunculatusGreater Bird's-foot-trefoilO.....
Lychnisflos-cuculiRagged-RobinF...O.
LycopuseuropaeusGypsywortF....F
LythrumsalicariaPurple-loosestrifeO.....
MalussylvestrisCrab Apple...O..
MalvamoschataMusk Mallow.R....
MalvasylvestrisCommon Mallow..R...
MatricariarecutitaScented Mayweed.R....
MedicagolupulinaBlack Medick......
MenthaaquaticaWater MintFR...F
MyosotonaquaticumWater ChickweedF.....
MyosotisscorpioidesWater Forget-me-notFO....
NupharluteaYellow Water-lily......
Parthenocissusquinquefolia*Virginia Creeper..O...
PersicariahydropiperWater Pepper.F....
PersicariamaculosaRedshank.O....
PhalarisarundinaceaReed Canary-grass.O....
PhleumpratenseTimothyFO..O.
PhragmitesaustralisCommon reedLALA....
PicrisechioidesBristly Oxtongue.R....
Pimpinellasaxifraga(?)Burnet-saxifrage..R...
Pinussylvestris*Scots Pine......
PlantagolanceolataRibwort Plantain..F.O.
PlantagomajorGreater Plantain..O...
PoaannuaAnnual Meadow Grass.RO.R.
PoapratensisSmooth Meadow-grass....OO
PoatrivialisRough Meadow-grass.F...F
PolygonumaviculareKnotgrass..O...
PoplusnigraBlack Poplar.R....
Potamogetonsp.a PondweedO.....
PotentillaanserinaSilverweedO...O.
PotentillareptansCreeping CinquefoilOOO.O.
Prunusavium*Wild Cherry.....R
Prunusdomestica ssp.insititia*(?)Damson.....R
Prunussp.*Cherry..O...
PrunusspinosaBlackthorn.OOO..
PulicariadysentericaCommon FleabaneOR....
QuercusroburOak..R..O
RanunculusacrisMeadow Buttercup....A.
RanunculusfluitansRiver Water-crowfoot.A....
RanunculusrepensCreeping Buttercup.OO...
RorippaspYellowcress.O....
RosarugosaJapanese RoseO.....
Rosasp.Dog Rose?O..O..
Rubussp.BrambleLA..A.F
RumexacetosaCommon SorrelR.O...
RumexcrispusCurled Dock.F....
Rumexhydrolapathum(?)Water DockO....O
RumexobtusifoliusBroad-leaved Dock.F..O.
RumexsanguineusWood DockFR...R
Rumexx pratensisa hybrid Dock.R....
Rumex conglomeratusClustered DockRO....
SagittariasagittifoliaArrowhead.F....
SalixalbaWhite WillowFF....
SalixcinereaGrey WillowF.....
SalixfragilisCrack Willow.C.O.C
Salixx sepulcralis*Weeping Willow..O...
SambucusnigraElder..OC..
SanguisorbaofficinalisGreat BurnetR...F.
ScutellariagalericulataSkullcap.R....
SchoenoplectuslacustrisCommon Club-rush.F....
SchoenoplectustabernaemontaniGrey Club-rushLA.....
ScrophulariaauriculataWater FigwortOR....
SedumacreBiting StonecropO.....
SedumrupestreReflexed StonecropO.....
SenecioerucifoliusHoary RagwortO.....
SeneciojacobaeaRagwortO.R...
SeneciovulgarisGroundsel..O...
SilenedioicaRed Campion.R....
SilenelatifoliaWhite Campion.O....
SinapisarvensisCharlock.R....
SisymbriumofficinaleHedge Mustard.O....
SolanumdulcamaraBittersweetORR..F
SolanumnigrumBlack Nightshade..R...
SolidagocanadensisCanadian Goldenrod.O....
SonchusarvensisPerennial Sow-thistle..O...
SonchusoleraceusSmooth Sow-thistleO.R...
SonchusasperPrickly Sow-thistleOOR...
Sorbussp.*..O...
Sparganiumemersum(?)Unbranched Bur-reed.C....
SparganiumerectumBranched Bur-reed.C...O
StachyspalustrisMarsh Woundwort.F....
StachyssylvaticaHedge Woundwort...R.O
StellariamediaCommon Chickweed.O..O.
TamuscommunisBlack Bryony.R....
TanacetumvulgareTansy.O....
TaraxacumspDandelion..C.RO
Taxusbaccata*Yew..F...
TorilisjaponicaUpright Hedge-parsley(?)O.....
TragopogonpratensisGoat's-beardR.....
TrifoliumdubiumLesser Trefoil....R.
TrifoliumpratenseRed Clover....R.
TrifoliumrepensWhite Clover..O...
TussilagofarfaraColt's-footO.....
TyphaangustifoliaLesser BulrushO.....
TyphalatifoliaBulrushLA.....
Ulmusprocera(?)English Elm.R.C..
Urtica dioicaPerennial NettleOAOC.F
VeronicabeccabungaBrooklime.R....
VeronicachamaedrysGermander Speedwell...RR.
VeronicascutellataMarsh SpeedwellR.....
ViburnumopulusGuelder Rose...R..
ViciacraccaTufted VetchO.....
ViciahirsutaHairy TareO....O
ViciasativaCommon Vetch....R.
Locations
WL - Walton Lake, including the adjacent storm water culvert and steep grassy banks immediately round the wet areas of the lake.
R - river both banks adjoining the OU campus
CY - Walton Hall churchyard
M - meadows between the river and Walton lake and on the far side of Walton Lake H - hedgerows in several different places round the trail P - pond on campus between the south entrance and library. *all plants planted rather than naturally arrived, if at least some plants are self sown then no asterisk.

The few plants without locations are found in other places round the trail e.g. the pine plantation or outside Venables building.

Contact email

M.E.Dodd@open.ac.uk

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