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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 02.2 December 1990

Lesser Fleabane - a plant of seasonal hollows

By - Tony Hare

Scattered among the magnificent woodlands and sweeping heaths and bogs of the New Forest are patches of a less well-known habitat: the wild lawn. Short-swarded grasslands, cropped and trampled by the semi-wild New Forest ponies, the lawns look at first glance rather like the semi-detached suburban lawns of any city. But these lawns support more than grass and daisies; they are home to a range of uncommon plants, including Slender Yellow Gentian, Cicendia filiformis, Wild Chamomile, Chamaemelum nobile, and Autumn Ladies' Tresses, Spiranthes spiralis.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist