SSSI Guidelines: Chapter 11 – Vascular Plants 2021
Guidelines for the Selection of biological SSSIs. Part 2: Detailed guidelines for habitats and species groups
The statutory nature conservation agencies have a duty under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, as amended, to notify any area of land which in their opinion is 'of special interest by reason of any of its flora, fauna, or geological or physiographical features'. Such areas are known as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs).
This chapter covers vascular plants, and is an update to the previous Vascular Plants chapter, published in 1989.
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Topic category Biota
Reference date 2021·02·01
Taylor, I., Leach, S.J., Martin, J.P., Jones, R.A., Woodman, J. & Macdonald, I. 2021. Guidelines for the Selection of Biological SSSIs. Part 2: Detailed Guidelines for Habitats and Species Groups. Chapter 11 Vascular Plants. JNCC, Peterborough.
This chapter updates and replaces the previous Vascular Plants SSSI Selection Guidelines chapter (Nature Conservancy Council 1989).
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Metadata date 2021·02·11
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