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Appleton Lower Common
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Kissing gate at the common (geograph 1868151).jpg
Area of Search Oxfordshire
Interest Biological
Area 47.3 hectares (117 acres)
Notification 1986
Location map Magic Map

Appleton Lower Common is a 47.3-hectare (117-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Appleton in Oxfordshire.

The common has diverse broadleaved woodland on Oxford Clay with rides and glades. The shrub layer has a rich variety of species, such as primrose, goldilocks buttercup, early purple orchid, twayblade and wood anemone. Invertebrates include the rare club-tailed dragonfly.

The site is private land but it is crossed by two public footpaths.

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