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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 22.3 February 2011

The south-west Dartmoor downs

By - Andrew Byfield

'Carex montana... Bickleigh Down; scattered over a considerable portion of the common (several acres), and associated with its allies, C. pilulifera and C.praecox [caryophyllea], as well as with... Viola lactea... destroyed by the cultivation of the down about 1878' With this record, the great Plymouth botanist T R Archer Briggs added a highly significant species both to his own Flora of Plymouth (Archer Briggs 1880) and to the Devon flora overall. 

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

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"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