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Vice-county 59

South Lancashire

Anglezarke Reservoir (foreground) and Rivington Reservoir, near Horwich. The acidic silty margins of Anglezarke support a rich bryoflora, including Riccia huebeneriana, Bryum tenuisetum, Pohlia bulbifera and the rare tuber-bearing variety of Pseudoephemerum nitidum


BBS Vice-county recorder:

John Lowell,
37 Henley Ave,
Cheadle Hulme,
Cheshire SK8 6DE



Accounts of previous meetings in the County:

Click on the links below for the meeting reports:


A Bryological tour through South Lancashire

Read John Lowell's travelogue


Bryophyte checklist of South Lancashire

Compiled by John Lowell. This is available as a text file.



Local Flora

SAVIDGE, J.P., HEYWOOD, V.H. & GORDON, V. (1963). Travis’s flora of South Lancashire. Liverpool: Liverpool Botanical Society.


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