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May 2024

Field trip to Billacombe Green (Botany Section)

Sat. 25 May 2024 at 10:30 am

Billacombe Green is a species-rich neutral grassland in Plymstock, designated an SSSI because of the presence of Field Eryngo (Eryngium campestre). Many other nice species grow there such as Common Gromwell (Lithospermum officinale) and…

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June 2024

Field trip to The Maer, Exmouth (Botany Section)

Sat. 8 June 2024 at 10:30 am

Meet in the EDDC car park off Maer Road post code EX8 2DB grid ref SY01118013. Note earlier start time. It's a pay & display car park - currently charges are £1 / hour…

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Field trip to Lincombe and Dunscombe, Salcombe Regis (Botany Section)

Sat. 15 June 2024 at 11:00 am

Meet at the car park of the Donkey Sanctuary signposted from the A3052 two miles east of Sidmouth at SY 15895 89177. Should you arrive early, entry to the Sanctuary is free and the…

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Field trip to Plymouth Hoe (Botany Section)

Sun. 23 June 2024 at 10:30 am

A walk along Plymouth Hoe looking at some of the interesting species that grow there, including Plymouth Thistle (Carduus pycnocephalus), Sea Spleenwort (Asplenium marinum) and Wild Clary (Salvia verbenaca). We may pay a brief…

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July 2024

Field trip to Tidcombe Fen SSSI (Botany Section)

Sun. 7 July 2024 at 11:00 am

A visit to Tidcombe Fen SSSI at Tiverton to update records for the site for their management group. Botany Section meetings are from 11.00 a.m. to approximately 4.00 p.m., unless otherwise stated. Bring packed…

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August 2024

Field trip to look at aquatic plants (Botany Section)

Sat. 10 August 2024 at 10:30 am

Aquatic Plants in Exeter at 10:30. Details to follow. Note earlier start time. Botany Section meetings are from 11.00 a.m. to approximately 4.00 p.m., unless otherwise stated. Bring packed lunch, appropriate footwear and clothing,…

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December 2024

New Year Plant Hunt (Botany Section)

Tue. 31 December 2024 at 11:00 am

New Year Plant Hunt at Bovey Tracey. This is a joint meeting with Devon Wildlife Trust Bovey Tracey Branch. Meet at Station Road Car Park (£1.80) Bovey Tracey TQ13 9AL. Number 39 bus from…

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February 2025

Annual Members’ Day (Botany Section)

Sat. 22 February 2025 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Botany Section Annual Members’ Day at Whiddon Down Village Hall (SX691925). Whiddon Down is just off the A30, 7 miles east of Okehampton. A day of talks and other activities celebrating Devon’s flora…

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