Roebuck Meadows

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Roebuck Meadows
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Meadow near Roebuck Farm (geograph 1900630).jpg
Roebuck Meadows is located in Somerset
Roebuck Meadows
Location within Somerset
Area of Search Somerset
Grid reference ST132354
Coordinates 51°06′41″N 3°14′29″W / 51.11130°N 3.24133°W / 51.11130; -3.24133Coordinates: 51°06′41″N 3°14′29″W / 51.11130°N 3.24133°W / 51.11130; -3.24133
Interest Biological
Area 3.6 hectares (0.036 km2; 0.014 sq mi)
Notification 1988 (1988)
Natural England website

Roebuck Meadows (grid reference ST132354) is a 3.6 hectare (8.9 acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Crowcombe in Somerset, notified in 1988.

Roebuck Meadows have a very varied and herb-rich vegetation composed of mire and grassland communities together comprising an important example of lowland mire, which is a nationally scarce habitat. The meadows contain Cornish moneywort (Sibthorpia europaea), a nationally scarce plant restricted to south-west Britain.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roebuck Meadows" (PDF). English Nature. Retrieved 2006-08-19.