Peartree Green and Copse, Glenfield

    Map key:

    • Selected Wild Place = PINK
    • Other Wild Places = RED
    • Public Rights of Way = GREEN
    • VC55 boundary = BLUE
    Managed By
    Leicester City Council (woodland)
    Glenfield Parish Council (meadow)
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 7

    Description

    This woodland is in the City of Leicester and the open grassy area with shrubs and occasional small trees is in Glenfield. The woodland is part of the old Western Golf Course, but it has a much older history. A right of way along the edge of the old course runs through it and there is gated access from Peartree Close in Glenfield. There are numerous small informal paths.

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    Latest records
    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Sweet ChestnutCastanea sativa20/05/2020Leics County Council Forestry
    Bramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.04/08/2018Roy Denney
    Common NettleUrtica dioica04/08/2018Roy Denney
    Spear ThistleCirsium vulgare04/08/2018Roy Denney
    ElderSambucus nigra04/08/2018Roy Denney
    HawthornCrataegus monogyna04/08/2018Roy Denney
    BlackthornPrunus spinosa04/08/2018Roy Denney

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    WildflowersSweet ChestnutCastanea sativa20/05/2020
    WildflowersSpear ThistleCirsium vulgare04/08/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHawthornCrataegus monogyna04/08/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBlackthornPrunus spinosa04/08/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.04/08/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersElderSambucus nigra04/08/2018
    WildflowersCommon NettleUrtica dioica04/08/2018