Plants, Trees & Wildlife

This is a list of species found at St Ives Community Orchard and Nature Reserve in Aug 2017. Thank you to Noah Hall who compiled it for us.  Please get in touch if you see any other species so we can continue to add to the list. 

Plants

Wildflowers

  • Wood Anemone
  • Red Campion
  • European Gorse
  • Garden Privet
  • Rhododendron
  • English Bluebell
  • Common Sorrel
  • Cat’s-Ear
  • Bramble spp.
  • Rosebay Willowherb
  • Goose Grass
  • Atlantic Ivy
  • Wood Sage
  • Broom
  • Foxglove
  • Honeysuckle
  • Creeping Buttercup
  • English Stonecrop
  • Herb Robert
  • Pignut
  • Tormentil
  • Greater Stitchwort
  • Common Heather
  • Navelwort
  • Montbretia
  • Nettle
  • Lesser Celandine
  • Hogweed
  • Ribwort Plantain
  • Broad-Leaved Dock
  • Germander Speedwell
  • Dandelion
  • Creeping Thistle
  • Meadow Buttercup
  • Spear Thistle
  • Common Dog Violet
  • Pink Purslane
  • Bush Vetch
  • Sweet Woodruff
  • Cotoneaster
  • Buddleia
  • Hedge Woundwort
  • Hedge Bindweed
  • White Clover
  • Common Ragwort
  • Common Bird’s-Foot Trefoil
  • Black Mustard
  • Mugwort
  • Redshank
  • Fat Hen
  • Prickly Sow Thistle
  • Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Common Knapweed
  • Enchanters Nightshade
  • Tufted Vetch
  • Golden Rod
  • Hawkweed
  • Betony
  • Devils Bit Scabious
  • Bell Heather

 

 

Plants

Wild & Edible plants

  • Pennywort (Umbilicus rupestris)
  • Stinging nettle
  • Ribwort Plantain
  • Sorrel
  • Wild Mustard
  • 3 cornered leek
  • Rosehips
  • red hawthorn fruit
  • elderflower berries
  • gorse flower
  • black sloe berries from blackthorn tree

Ferns

  • Bracken
  • Male Fern
  • Hart’s Tongue Fern
  • Soft Shield Fern
  • Polypody spp.

Grasses

  • Sweet Vernal Grass
  • Cocks-Foot
  • Yorkshire Fog
  • Purple Moor Grass

Trees

Apple trees
  • Sops in Wine
  • Tom Putt
  • Farmers Glory
  • Egremont Russet
  • Cox's Orange Pippin
  • Ashmeads Kernal
  • Chiver's Delight
  • Colloggett Pippin
  • Charles Ross
  • Catshead
  • Hangy Down
  • Hoary Morning x 2
  • Browns 
  • Slack ma girdle
  • Cornish Pine 
  • Crab Apple
  • Quinces
  • Elderberries
  • Winter peach apple
  • Court Pendu Plat
  • Sunset
  • Crispin x 2
  • Ellisons Orange
  • American Mother x 3
  • King of the Pippins
  • Boskoop x 2
  • Bardsey Island x 2
  • Cornish Aromatic x 2
  • Laxton Superb
  • Adams Pearmain
  • Pitmaston Pineapple
  • Cornish Gilliflower x 2
  • Cornish Aromatic x 2

Other fruit trees

  • Sunburst Cherry
  • Stella Cherry
  • Pear Conference
  • Pear Louise Bonne de Jersey
  • Kea Plum
  • Victoria Plum
  • Damson Merryweather Plum
  • Pear Louise
  • Gage Oullins Golden
  • Cherrys
  • Rosehips
  • Japanese quinces
  • Gooseberries
  • Opal Plum
  • there are also more fruit trees dotted all around the Palemon best recreational area 
 Trees
  • Grey Willow
  • Sycamore
  • Silver Birch
  • Sweet Chestnut
  • Beech
  • Holly
  • Oak spp.
  • Hawthorn
  • Blackthorn
  • Ash
  • Elder
  • Alder
  • Osier
  • Rowan
  • Horse Chestnut
 

Wildlife

Moths

  • Eyed Hawkmoth Caterpillar

  • White Plume Moth

Butterflies

  • Gatekeeper
  • Meadow Brown
  • Peacock
  • Small Copper
  • Small White
  • Red Admiral
  • Speckled Wood
  • Common Blue

Dragonflies

  • Common Darter
  • Gold-Ringed Dragonfly

Bees

  • Common Carder Bee
  • Honey Bee

Flies

  • Greenbottle
  • Bluebottle

Reptile

  • Slow worm