Bury Wildlife

Currant Family (Grossulariaceae)

Ribes nigrum Black Currant01/08/2013B

Ribes uva-crispa Gooseberry04/07/2009B

Ribes sanguineum Flowering Currant 2010 B

These are often escapees from allotments and gardens and pop uo on wasteland all found around the Elton area.

Willowherb Family (Onagraceae)

Circaea lutetiana x alpina = C. x intermedia Upland Enchanter's-Nightshade10/08/2013M This is a hybrid and very rare in GM only known from one site though historically from other sites. As a hybrid it cannot self seed so is very vulnerable. More squat than its cousin and serated leaf edges identify it. Not in Bury but in GMC.

Circaea lutetiana Enchanter's-Nightshade 01,08.2010B very common in woodlands flowering late summer with delicate white flowers in most woods in Bury.

Epilobium alsinifolium Chickweed Willowherb22/06/2013B

Chamerion angustifolium Rosebay Willowherb 04/08/2012O

Epilobium hirsutum Great Willowherb24/06/2012B

Epilobium palustre Marsh Willowherb05/08/2013O

Oenothera biennis Common Evening-Primrose22/06/2013B american plant.

Oenothera glazioviana Large-Flowered Evening-Primrose26/11/2011B american plant

Epilobium roseum pale willowhern found clifton country park

Hoary Willowherb - Epilobium parviflorum wigan 2014

Purple Loostrife Family (Lythraceae) & Spurge Family (Eurphorbiaceae)

Purple Loostrife Family (Lythraceae)

Lythrum salicaria Purple-Loosestrife22/06/2013B likes pond banks common in bury


Spurge Family (Eurphorbiaceae)

Euphorbia peplus Petty Spurge Cracks of pavements common.

Euphorbia helioscopia Sun Spurge found in Heywood and Bridgwater canal

Euphorbia amygdaloides Wood Spurge 25/04/2011B found at Elton

Mercurialis perennis Dog's Mercury11/08/2013B woodland indicator in Bury found Mere Cloug, Clifton Aqueduct, Hurst Wood, Burrs, and Reddisher Wood.

Nettle Family (Urticaceae)

Urtica dioica Common Nettle21/04/2013B

Parietaria judaica Pellitory-Of-The-Wall04/08/2013M found in south manchester in th street


Misltoe Family (Loranthaceae)

Viscum album Mistletoe 05/05/2013M  found in one site in south Manchester but more than one of these parasitic plants.

Nettle Family (Urticaceae) & Misltoe Family (Loranthaceae)

Umbellifer Family (Umbelliferae)

Aegopodium podagraria Ground-Elder21/04/2013B a garden weed common in Bury.

Angelica archangelica Garden Angelica09/07/2013M found on the Bridgwater Canal.

Anthriscus sylvestris Cow Parsley21/04/2013B Common spring flower.

Apium nodiflorum Fool's-water-cress04/07/2009B Wateer loving plant common in Bury if local.

Berula erecta (lesser water parsnip)  Not common in GM Here at Barton 2014.

Conopodium majus Pignut27/05/2012B Around Elton Res.

Daucus carota Carrot20/07/2013B found in Prestwich

Foeniculum vulgare Fennel22/06/2013B a plant of waste land found in Bury.

Heracleum mantegazzianum Giant Hogweed21/04/2013B vicious foriengn invader.

Heracleum sphondylium Hogweed22/06/2013B common in Bury

Hydrocotyle ranunculoides Flaoting Pennywort09/07/2013T invasive weed these on Peak Forest Canal.

Hydrocotyle vulgaris Marsh Pennywort09/07/2013 fairly common if local these were found in Bolton.

Oenanthe crocata Hemlock Water-Dropwort21/04/2013B Fouind on the Bury Canal poisness.

Pastinaca sativa Wild Parsnip14/07/2012B plant of waste land in Prestywich and Motorway verges in Bury.

Torilis japonica Upright Hedge-Parsley25/08/2011B found in Bury.

carrot (Daucus carota subsp sativus found at elton dam.