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Stone Meadows is a local nature reserve adjacent to Stone, in Staffordshire, England. There are three separate meadows by the River Trent. Goodall Meadow and Southern Meadow are reserves of Stafford Borough Council; Crown Meadow is a reserve of Stone Town Council.
Also known as the Northern Meadow, at . It is a mostly low-lying area, bisected by a railway line.
The central meadow, at . It is intended that, by sowing of wildflower seeds in recent years, the flora of a traditional flood plain meadow will be achieved.
At . It is a low-lying area on the flood plain of the River Trent. It is mostly grassland. In the south-west there is wet woodland, mostly willow and alder, by two small ponds, with wetland plants including common bistort and marsh marigold. Around the wood is wet grassland, with plants inclunding cuckooflower and meadowsweet.
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