This page will contain photos and information on all the New Species.
If we run out of new species we will use this page to display information on some of the species found in the Dene.
Tare - Vicia hirsuta
is also called hairy vetch or tiny vetch
tare is a scrambling annual, native in grassy places and rough ground
throughout lowland Britain and is a weed of cultivated land. There is evidence
that hairy tare was a weed of crops in the Iron Age.
to medium hairy plant, with small whitish flowers, with a pale lilac tinge, 2
to 4 mm in length.
in dry grassy places, rough grassland, roadside verges, from May to August.
throughout Britain except for parts of northern Scotland.
was found near the fence between the Briar Dene pub and the approach road.
only reason it was sighted was that the grass in this section has not been cut