Watlington and Pyrton Hills facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Oxfordshire|
|Area||112.7 hectares (278 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
Watlington and Pyrton Hills is a 112.7-hectare (278-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Watlington in Oxfordshire. An area of 1.6 hectares (4.0 acres) is Watlington Chalk Pit, which is a Local Nature Reserve.
This site has floristically diverse chalk grassland, chalk scrub, broadleaved woodland and yew woodland. Watlington Hill has short turf which is grazed by rabbits, with flowering plants including yellow-wort, dropwort, horseshoe vetch, squinancywort and the nationally rare candytuft.
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