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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 06.5 June 1995

The Plymouth Pear – the recovery programme for one of Britain’s rarest trees

By - Andy Jackson

Arguably lacking the charisma of the Common Dormouse, Muscardinus avellanarius, or the Lady's Slipper Orchid, Cypripedium calceolus, the Plymouth Pear, Pyrus cordata, is worthy of conservation interest as one of Britain's rarest wild trees and the only woody plant to be protected under Schedule 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

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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