Old Limestone Quarry species glossary


Common name   Scientific name
Common Bird’s-foot-trefoil Lotus corniculatus
Dwarf Thistle Cirsium acaule
Wild Thyme Thymus polytrichus
Hoary Plantain Plantago media
Rough Chervil Chaerophyllum temulum
Fairy Flax Linum catharticum
Lady’s Bedstraw Galium verum
Quaking Grass Briza media
Spiny Restharrow Ononis spinosa
Harebell Campanula rotundifolia
Musk Thistle Carduus nutans
Beech Fagus sylvatica
Pendunculate Oak Quercus robur
Lime Tilia xeuropaea
Lichens Symbiotic organisms of two parts; fungal and photosynthetic


Common name                 Scientific name
Bees          Order: Hymenoptera
Butterflies          Order: Lepidoptera


Common name                  Scientific name
Yellowhammer         Emberiza citrinella
Linnet         Carduelis cannabina