ⓘ Belchers and Broadfield Woods is a 14.4 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest between Halstead and Braintree in Essex. It is managed by the Ess ..

                                     

ⓘ Belchers and Broadfield Woods

Belchers and Broadfield Woods is a 14.4 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest between Halstead and Braintree in Essex. It is managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust as the Brookes Nature Reserve.

The site is coppice woodland on chalky boulder clay. There is a variety of woodlands types, such as wet ash and maple, pedunculate oak and hornbeam, and acid birch, ash and lime. The ground flora includes species which are locally uncommon, including greater butterfly-orchid and birds-nest orchid. There is also a variety of butterflies, and ponds which have frogs and newts.

The site is crossed by footpaths.

                                     
  • the original on 4 June 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016. Map of Belcher s and Broadfield Woods Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Archived
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