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Wild_Clary_Brookside_-_painting_1985 > Simply click to enlarge... then use the [Back] button to returnSome of our Flora and Fauna

The lists below have been compiled from a combination of the Moulton records archived in the Suffolk Biological Records Centre Ipswich, supplemented by a few additional items supplied by Moulton residents. Although by no means complete the lists, detailing trees, other plants, mammals and birds, provide an overview of plants and creatures present in Moulton at the end of the 2nd millennium. Private gardens have not been surveyed.

Some trees identified in Moulton

Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)
Beech (Fagus sylvatica)
Chestnut, horse (Aesculus hippocastanum
Elm (Ulmus sp)
Hazel (Corylus avellana)
Thorn, Hawthorn or May (Crataegus monogyna)
Thorn, midland Hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata)
Thorn, plum-leaved (Crataegus prunifolia)
Holly (Ilex aquifolium)
Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
Lime (Tilia cordataxplatyphyllos)
Maple, field or common (Acer campestre)
Oak, pedunculate (Quercus rober)
Pine, corsican ( Pinus nigra)
Plum, cherry (Prunus cerasifera)
Plum, wild (Prunus domestica)
Sycamore (Acer pseudoplanatus)
Wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana)
Yew, common (Taxus baccata)

Other Plants identified in Moulton

** Species of particular conservation interest.

Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria)
Apple of Peru or Shoo-fly plant (Nicandra physalodes)
Barberry (Berberis vulgaris) **
Barberry, holly-leaved or Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium)
Barley, wall (Hordeum murinum)
Bartsia, red (Odontites vernus)
Basil, wild (Clinopodium vulgare)
Bedstraw, hedge (Galium mollugo)
Bedstraw, lady's (Galium verum)
Bellflower, clustered (Campanula glomerata) **
Bindweed, field or small (Convolvulus arvensis)
Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
Bluebell, Spanish (Hyacinthoides hispanica)
Bramble (Rubus fructiosus)
Bryony, black (Tamus communis)
Bryony, white (Bryonia dioica)
Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)
Burdock, great (Arctium lappa)
Burnet, salad ( Sanguisorba minor) **
Buttercup, bulbous (Ranunculus bulbosus)
Buttercup, creeping (Ranunculus repens)
Calamint, lesser (Clinopodium calamintha or Calamintha nepeta) **
Campion, bladder (Silene vulgaris)
Campion, red (Silene dioica)
Campion, white (Silene latifolia)
Celendine, greater (Chelidonium majus)
Celendine, lesser (Ranunculus ficaria)
Chervil, rough (Chaerophyllum temulum)
Chickweed, common (Stellaria media)
Chickweed, common mouse ear (Cerastium fontana)
Cinquefoil, creeping (Potentilla reptans)
Clary, wild (Salvia verbenaca)**
Cleavers (Galium aparine)
Clover, aslike (Trifolium hybridum)
Clover, red (Trifolium pratense)
Clover, white (Trifolium repens)
Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris)
Cock's foot (Dactylis glomerata)
Convolvulus or bellbine (Calystegia sepium)
Corncockle ( Agrostemma githago1)
Cowslip (Primula veris)
Crane's bill, doves foot (Geranium molle)
Crane's bill, small-flowered (Geranium pusillum)
Cress, hairy bitter- (Cardamine hirsuta)
Cress, thale or common wall- (Arabidopsis thaliana)
Daisy, common or lawn (Bellis perennis)
Daisy, oxeye (Leucanthemum vulgare)
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Dead-nettle, red (Lamium purpureum)
Dead-nettle, white (Lamium album)
Dock, broad-leaved (Rumex obtusifolius)
Dock, curled (Rumex crispus)
Dog's tail, crested (Cynosurus cristatus)
Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea)
Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris) **
Duke of Argyll's Teaplant or Box thorn (Lycium barbarum)
Elder (Sambucus nigra)
Eyebright (Euphrasia nemoroso)
Eyebright (Euphrasia pseudokerneri) **
Fescue, meadow (Festuca pratensis)
Fescue, red (Festuca rubra)
Field madder (Sherardia arvensis)
Flax, fairy (Linum catharticum)
Forget-me-not, field (Myosotis arvensis)
Fumitory, common (Fumaria officinalis)
Gentian, autumn (Gentianella amarella) **
Grass, annual meadow- (Poa annua)
Grass, barren brome (Anisantha sterilis)
Grass, common soft- or Yorkshire fog (Holcus lanatus)
Grass, common whitlow- (Erophila verna sensu)
Grass, crested hair- (Koeleria macrantha)
Grass, downy oat- (Helictotrichon pubescens)
Grass, false brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum)
Grass, false oat- (Arrhenatherum elatius)
Grass, fern (Catapodium rigidum)
Grass, meadow oat- (Helictotrichon pratense)
Grass, quaking (Briza media)
Grass, rough meadow (Poa trivialis)
Grass, perennial rye- (Lolium perenne)
Grass, smooth meadow- (Poa pretensis)
Grass, sweet vernal (Anthoxanthum odoratum)
Grass, timothy (Phleum pratense)
Grass, tufted hair- (Deschampsia caespitosa)
Grass, upright brome (Bromopsis erecta/ Bromus erectus)
Grass, wood meadow (Poa nemoralis)
Grass, yellow oat- (Trisetum flavescens)
Ground elder (Aegopodium podagraria)
Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris)
Groundsel, viscid (Senecio viscosus)
Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)
Hawkbit, rough (Leontodon hispidus)
Hawk's beard, smooth (Crepis capillaris)
Hawkweed, mouse-ear (Pilosella officinarum
Hellebore, stinking (Helleborus foetidus)
Hemlock (Conium maculatum) _Hemlock_elderberry_nettle_cleavers > Simply click to enlarge... then use the [Back] button to return
Herb bennett ( Geum urbanum)
Herb robert (Geranium robertianum)
Hogweed or cow parsnip (Heracleum sphondylium)
Honeysuckle or Woodbine (Lonicera periclymenum)
Hop, wild (Humulus lupulus)
Horehound, black (Ballota nigra)
Horse radish (Armoracia rusticana)
Ivy (Hedera helix)
Ivy, ground (Glechoma hederacea)
Knapweed, common (Centaurea nigra)
Knapweed, greater (Centaurea scabiosa)
Laurel, cherry or common (Prunus laurocerasus)
Laurel, spurge (Daphne laureola)
Lords and Ladies (Arum maculatum)
Mallow, common (Malva sylvestris) Common_Mallow_and_Wild_Chamomile > Simply click to enlarge... then use the [Back] button to return
Meadom rue, lesser (Thalictrum minus)
Medick, black (Medicargo lupulina)
Melilot, ribbed (Melilotus officinalis)
Mignonette, wild (Reseda lutea
Mouse-ear, common (Cerastium fontanum)
Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris)
Mullein, dark (Verbascum nigrum)
Mustard, garlic or Jack-by-the-hedge (Alliaria petiolata)
Mustard, hedge (Sisymbrium officinale)
Nettle, common or stinging (Urtica dioica)
Nightshade, black (Solanum nigrum)
Nipplewort (Lapsana communis)
Onion, wild (Allium vineale)
Parsley, cow (Anthriscus sylvestris)
Pearlwort, procumbent (Sagina procumbens)
Periwinkle, greater (Vinca major)
Plantain, hoary (Plantago media)
Plantain, greater (Plantago major)
Plantain, ribwort (Plantago lanceolata)
Poppy, atlas (Paperver atlanticum)
Poppy, common (Papaver rhoeas)
Primrose (Primula vulgaris)
Privet, wild (Ligustrum vulgare)
Ragwort, common (Senecio jacobaea)
Ragwort, hoary (Senecio erucifolius)
Restharrow, common (Ononis repens)
Restharrow, spiny (Ononis spinosa)
Rocket, annual wall- or stinkweed (Diplotaxis muralis)
Rose, common rock (Helianthemum nummularium) **
Rose, dog (Rosa canina)
Rose, gelder (Viburnum opulus)
Rue, wall (Asplenium ruta-muraria)
Sandwort, thyme-leaved (Arenaria serpyllifolia)
Saxifrage, burnet (Pimpinella saxifraga)
Scabious, small (Scabiosa columbaria) **
Sedge, glaucous (Carex flacca)
Self heal (Prunella vulgaris)
Shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)
Silverweed (Potentilla anserina)
Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)
Sorrel, common (Rumex acetosa)
Speedwell, common field- (Veronica persica)
Speedwell, germander (Veronica chamaedrys)
Speedwell, ivy-leaved (Veronica hederifolia)
Speedwell, wall (Veronica arvensis)
Star-of-Bethlehem (Ornithogalum angustifolium)
Stitchwort, lesser (Stellaria graminea)
St John's Wort, common or perforate (Hypericum perforatum)
Teasle, wild (Dipsacus fullonum)
Thistle, common sow- (Sonchus oleraceus)
Thistle, dwarf (Cirsium acaule) **
Thistle, musk (Carduus nutans)
Thistle, perennial sow (Sonchus arvensis)
Thistle, smooth sow- (Sonchus oleraceus)
Thistle, spear (Cirsium vulgare)
Thyme, basil (Clinopodium acinos)
Toadflax, bastard (Thesium humifusum) **Yellow_Toadflax > Simply click to enlarge... then use the [Back] button to return
Toadflax, common (Linaria vulgaris)
Trefoil, common Bird's foot (Lotus corniculatus)
Trefoil, lesser (Trifolium dubium)
Trefoil, hop (Trifolium campestre)
Vervain (Verbena officinalis)
Vetch, common (Vicia sativa)
Vetch, horseshoe (Hippocrepis comosa) **
Vetch, kidney (Anthyllis vulneraria)
Vetch, purple milk (Astragalus danicus) **
Violet, hairy (Viola hirta)
Violet, sweet (Viola odorata)
Wild carrot (Daucus carota)
Woundwort, hedge (Stachys sylvatica)
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
Yorkshire fog or common soft-grass (Holcus lanatus)

Some Mammals identified in Moulton

Deer, muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi)
Deer, roe (Capreolus capreolus)
Hare, brown or common (Lepus capensis)
Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)
Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
Mole (Talpa europaea)
Mouse, house (Mus musculus)
Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Rat, brown (Rattus norvegicus)
Squirrel, grey (Sciurus carolinensis)
Shrew, common (Sorex araneus)
Vole, field ( Microtus agrestis)
Weasel (Mustela nivalis)

Reptiles

Adder (Vipera berus)**
Slow worm (Anguis fragilis)

Birds identified in Moulton

Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
Crow, carrion (Corvus corone)
Corn bunting (Miliaria calandra)
Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)
Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)
Harrier, hen (Circus cyaneus)
Harrier, marsh (Circus aeruginosus)
Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
Lark, shore (Eremophila alpestris)
Magpie (Pic pica)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Merlin (Falco columbarius)
Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Nightingale (Luscinia megahynchos)
Osprey ( Pandion haliaetus)
Owl, little (Athene noctus)
Oystercatcher ( haematopus ostralegus)
Partridge, red-legged (Alectoris rufa)
Pheasant (Phasianus colhicus)
Pipit, meadow (Anthus pratensis)
Redstart, black (Phoenicurus ochruros)
Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Stonechat ( Saxicola torquata)
Swift (Apus apus)
Wagtail, blue-headed (Motacilla flava flava)
Wagtail, grey (Motacilla cinerea)
Wagtail, yellow (Motacilla flava)
Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Whinchat ( Saxicola rubetra)
Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola
Woodpecker, great spotted ( Dendrocopos major)
Woodpecker, green (Picus viridis)
Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
 

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