Regeneration following Great Storm of October 1987

Darwell regenerated after Great Storm of 1987

This site had more than 20 species in the ground flora including the pendulous sedge visible in this picture.

  • Grid reference: TQ 706 199
  • Original conifer species: Douglas fir
  • Current trees: Dominated by birch, but small amounts of hornbeam and sweet chestnut coppice
  • Groundflora: Predominantly bramble, but woodsage, pendulous sedge and broad buckler fern common