Mansfield botanical survey, Nottinghamshire (2015)

Usually, conifer plantations don’t get much botanical attention, but in this case I was asked to prepare a species list for a plantation site to inform botanical monitoring of a development of holiday chalets.  I had been told there was little to see and, yes, most of the undeveloped parts of the site were plantation trees, bramble and bracken.  But every site has its compensations, and at this site these included a nice cafe, toilets, good weather and some pretty plants:

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