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Bransbury Common
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Hampshire
Interest Biological
Area 158.6 hectares (392 acres)
Notification 1984
Location map Magic Map

Bransbury Common is a 158.6-hectare (392-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south-east of Andover in Hampshire. It is a Nature Conservation Review site, Grade I.

This site has two different habitats. The soil of the common is peat over gravel, and the dominant plants are purple moor-grass and greater tussock-sedge. There is also a former water meadow, which has flowering plants including lady's smock, marsh marigold and early marsh-orchid.

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