Limebreach Wood

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Limebreach Wood
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Map
Map showing the location of Limebreach Wood
Map showing the location of Limebreach Wood
LocationNorth Somerset, England
Ecology
Lesser floraLimacella ochraceolutea, Tilia cordata
FaunaSalebriopsis albicilla

Limebreach Wood (sometimes written as Lime Breach Wood) is a woodland on the south side of the Tickenham Ridge, between Clevedon and Bristol. It is very close to the site of Cadbury Camp.[1]

It is an ancient woodland,[2] with a high proportion of Small-leaved Lime trees. The mushroom-forming fungi Limacella ochraceolutea is found in the wood.[3]

Part of the wood is managed as a nature reserve by Avon Wildlife Trust.

The pyralid moth Salebriopsis albicilla occurs here.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Horse riding in North Somerset: 10 beautiful bridleways". North Somerset Times. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  2. ^ "National Character Area profile: 118: Bristol, Avon Valleys and Ridges" (PDF). Mendip Hills AONB. p. 7. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  3. ^ Smith, Justin (2007). "Limacella ochraceolutea: in the Bristol area". Field Mycology. 8 (3): 97–99. doi:10.1016/S1468-1641(10)60465-3.
  4. ^ "Regional Action Plan South-west England" (PDF). Butterfly Conservation. p. 75. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  • Wildgoose, Simon, Paul Bradley and Martin Boustead (undated), Nature Reserves Guide, Avon Wildlife Trust


Coordinates: 51°26′59″N 2°46′11″W / 51.44985°N 2.76984°W / 51.44985; -2.76984