Rough Bank, Miserden
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
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Habitat and flora
The grassland includes Upright Brome, Tor-grass, Sheep's Fescue and a range of plants which flourish on calcareous soils. These include Autumn Gentian, Clustered Bellflower, Common Calamint, Ploughman's Spikenard and Rock Rose. There are large quantities of Kidney Vetch on the site.
The rich flora support a diverse range of invertebrates, and butterflies include Chalkhill Blue, Small Blue, Green Hairstreak and the Marbled White. There are species of snail, ant and woodlouse recorded and there are old ant hills present.
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