Mattishall Moor

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Mattishall Moor
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Mattishall Moor 2.jpg
Area of SearchNorfolk
Grid referenceTG 027 117[1]
InterestBiological
Area5.5 hectares (14 acres)[1]
Notification2001[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Mattishall Moor is a 5.5-hectare (14-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Dereham in Norfolk.[1][2]

This area of calcareous fen and marshy grassland has a rich variety of flora. Black bog-rush, blunt-flowered rush and purple moor-grass are common in the fen areas, and purple moor-grass is also abundant in the grassland, together with other plants such as yellow rattle and marsh pennywort.[3]

The site is private land with no public access.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Mattishall Moor". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Map of Mattishall Moor". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Mattishall Moor citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 3 September 2018.

Coordinates: 52°39′54″N 0°59′46″E / 52.665°N 0.996°E / 52.665; 0.996