West Dean Woods facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||West Sussex|
|Area||16.3 hectares (40 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
These woods have records dating back to the sixteenth century. The ground layer is rich in flowering plants, including white helleborine, fly orchid and around two million wild daffodils. Thirty five bryophytes have been recorded and invertebrates include two rare hoverflies which live on dead wood, Cheilosa carbonaria and Cheilosa nigripes.
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