Comprising Greatmead Copse only, the vegetation type is W8 Fraxinus excelsior - Acer campestre – Mercurialis perennis woodland (Hall et. al. 2004). There is a diverse and variable ground flora, the understory is often well-developed with frequent Corylus avellana, the canopy is dominated by Fraxinus excelsior and Acer campestre (except under power line), Quercus sp. is also common.
Soil: predominantly wet, gleyed clays
Mean Environmental Variables
Temperature (°C): 10.38 ±0.91
Moisture (%): 32.61 ±11.35
pH: 6.43 ±0.43