kids encyclopedia robot

Stowell Meadow facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Stowell Meadow
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Area of Search Somerset
Coordinates 50°51′05″N 2°56′56″W / 50.85145°N 2.94888°W / 50.85145; -2.94888
Interest Biological
Area 2.8 hectares (0.028 km2; 0.011 sq mi)
Notification 1987 (1987)

Stowell Meadow is a 2.8 hectare (6.9 acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest near Tatworth in Somerset, notified in 1987.

Stowell Meadow supports a nationally rare type of traditionally managed wet neutral grassland. Alder woodland and plant communities typical of marshy grassland are also present. 90 species of plant have been recorded to date, several of which have a local distribution in Somerset. A number of nationally scarce species of beetle have already been recorded.

kids search engine
Stowell Meadow Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.