Friday 27 July 2012

South View, Tongwynlais

Chalk Carpet (3) & Silver Y (1)
This is the only known inland site for Chalk Carpet, a nationally notable species, in Glamorgan. It was last seen at this site in 2008. This species was found here in the early 1930s by W. Edney Cox & rediscovered in 2004. It is usually found in VC41 on limestone along the Heritage Coast and south Gower. Also 4 flowering spikes of Broad-leaved Helleborine.

1 comment:

  1. That's good news Jake.

    I had a look for them yesterday at Cefn Onn quarry, not too far away, but no luck.