ancient hedgerow is defined as one that was in
existence before the enclosures acts between
1720 and 1840. Hedgerows are an important
general habitat and a primary habitat for many
species of concern throughout the UK.
hedgehog, shrews, voles, dormouse.
song thrush, linnet, bullfinch, tree
sparrow, yellow hammer.
buckthorn, barren strawberry, buckthorn,
midland hawthorn, primrose, upright
hedge bedstraw, violets, white bryony,
wood sorrel, wood anenome, wood melick.
courtesy of the Staffordshire Biodiversity
Action Plan and Staffordshire Wildlife Trust (SWT).
The action plan can be viewed in its entirety
on the SWT website: www.wildlifetrust.org.uk/staffs/
© Staffordshire Biodiversity Action Plan (SBAP)