Wyre Forest Study Group – Bryophyte articles 

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Wyre Forest Flushes: A Botanical Study in Shelf Held Coppice – Ann Hill

Flushes, springs and seepages are common throughtout the Wyre Forest but not much is known about the life in this environment although the habitat has potential to support specialised and often little known species. For well over a decade the Wyre Forest Study Group have been conducting botanical studies of these habitats. In this detailed botanical report Ann presents the findings for these studies along with details of the methodologies used.

(From Wyre Forest Study Group REVIEW 2018)

Bryophyte Day in Wyre – Ann Hill

On Saturday 18 November 2017 a group of twenty eager naturalists gathered at Uncllys Farm for a day of discovering more about mosses and liverworts: diminutive lower plants collectively known as bryophytes. This highly enjoyable day was led by Ann Hill, who explains the highlights of the day here.

(From Wyre Forest Study Group REVIEW 2017)

Wednesday Group Field Meeting – Ann Hill

Wyre Forest Study Group met on the first Wednesday in December at Blackstone Riverside Park on the west bank of the River Severn. Bryophytes were not the main interest of the day but we still managed to record 33 bryophytes (26 mosses and 7 liverworts), with 2 of special interest during the field meeting, as Ann Hill explains.

(From Wyre Forest Study Group REVIEW 2017) 

Bryophytes in SO77 – Mark Lawley

This article reviews the bryological contribution of John Bishop Duncan (1869-1953) who was one of the few bryologists to make repeated surveys in Wyre.

(From Wyre Forest Study Group REVIEW 2015)

British Bryological Society’s vist to the Wyre Forest – 2 April 2004 – Tessa Carrick

The British Bryological Society’s Spring Meeting was held in Worcestershire with one day devoted to the Wyre Forest. The results are provided here from participants who visited a range of different habitats within the Wyre Forest.

(From the Wyre Forest Study Group REVIEW 2004)

Botanical Studies - Ann Hill on transect A - Rosemary Winnall

 Botanical Studies – Ann Hill on transect A

Rosemary Winnall

 Broom Fork-moss

Dicranum scoparium

Rosemary Winnall


 Greater Whipwort

Bazzania trilobate

Rosemary Winnall

 Stanford Screw-moss

Hennediella stanfordensis

Graham Hill