|IPA Factsheet - Longparish|
Site Description The Longparish area is considered one of 6 richest arable plant communities in UK (Byfield& Wilson 2005). Most of the interest is in the two large fields to the north of the shelter belt. Species recorded include Adonis annua, Anthemis cotula, Euphorbia exigua, Fumaria micrantha, Fumaria parviflora, Galeopsis angustifolia, Papaver argemone, Papaver hybridum, Petroselinum segetum, Scandix pecten-veneris, Torilis arvensis, Valerianella dentata
Botanical Significance IPA noted for vascular plants.
General Habitat Description Agricultural. Regularly or recently cultivated agriculture, horticulture & domestic (major)
Conservation Issues Agricultural intensification. Lack of any formal management agreement, lack of contact with the new owners (Roderick Stubbs of Owls Lodge Farm)