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Cleeve Hill
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Berkshire
Interest Biological
Area 4.0 hectares (9.9 acres)
Notification 1983
Location map Magic Map

Cleeve Hill is a 4-hectare (9.9-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Lambourn in Berkshire.

Cleeve Hill is a sloping chalk grassland site with mixed scrub in the northern part. It is in the North Wessex Downs, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Fauna

The site has the following fauna:

Invertebrates

Flora

The site has the following flora:

  • Zerna erecta
  • Brachypodium sylvaticum
  • Crataegus monogyna
  • Cornus sanguinea
  • Viburnum lantana
  • Corylus avellana
  • Campanula glomerata
  • Carlina vulgaris
  • Dactylorhiza fuchsii
  • Helianthemum chamaecistus
  • Linum catharticum
  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Pimpinella saxifraga
  • Primula veris
  • Thymus drucei
  • Thymus pulegioides
  • Scabiosa columbaria
  • Succisa pratensis
  • Gentianella amarella
  • Gentianella germanica
  • Platanthera chlorantha
  • Listera ovata
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