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Roebuck Meadows
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Meadow near Roebuck Farm (geograph 1900630).jpg
Area of Search Somerset
Coordinates 51°06′41″N 3°14′29″W / 51.11130°N 3.24133°W / 51.11130; -3.24133Coordinates: 51°06′41″N 3°14′29″W / 51.11130°N 3.24133°W / 51.11130; -3.24133
Interest Biological
Area 3.6 hectares (0.036 km2; 0.014 sq mi)
Notification 1988 (1988)

Roebuck Meadows is a 3.6 hectare (8.9 acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Crowcombe in Somerset, notified in 1988.

Roebuck Meadows have a very varied and herb-rich vegetation composed of mire and grassland communities together comprising an important example of lowland mire, which is a nationally scarce habitat. The meadows contain Cornish moneywort (Sibthorpia europaea), a nationally scarce plant restricted to south-west Britain.

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