Boxford Water Meadows facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Berkshire|
|Area||13.9 hectares (34 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
The site comprises disused water meadows and flood pastures in the valley of the River Lambourn. Recorded flora include seventeen species of grass, seven of sedge and seventy-six of grassland herb, some of which are characteristic of ancient meadows which have not been improved or disturbed, such as devil's-bit scabious, water avens and Blysmus compressus, which is an uncommon flat-sedge. There is also a diverse insect fauna.
The site is private land with no public access.
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