One of these species of plants is a small-leaved lime
(Tilia cordata Mill.) which is widely used in landscaping of large industrial cities.
All around are oak, ash, beech and small-leaved lime
trees, otters frequent thestreams that feed the pond and along these fresh, clear, bubbling, waterways the colourful ash of darting kingsher are often seen.
For example, we still have a small amount of small-leaved lime
in Denmark, which has held on since the warm period during the Bronze Age, i.e.
The leaves from six different plant species were research: Ribwort Plantain (Herba Plantaginis lanceolatae); Stinging nettle or bull nettle (Urtica dioica L.--Urticaceae); Small-leaved Lime
(Tilia cordata); Strawberry (Fragariae herba); Maple (Acer palmatum); Common Polypody (Polypodium vulgare).
The avenue of trees lost to Dutch Elm Disease is being replaced with 42 small-leaved lime
trees planted from the bottom gates of the park up to the war memorial.
Planted between 2006-08 in memory of Katherine Courts, who died tragically on March 10, 2006, there are more than 2000 trees and shrubs with species including oak, small-leaved lime
, willows and rowan, with hazel, holly and Guelder-rose.
The most commonly used are hazel, alder, ash, birch, oak, field maple, hornbeam, small-leaved lime
, sweet chestnut, sycamore and wych elm.
As part of the restoration of the park, funded by Kirklees Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, 42 small-leaved lime
trees will be planted from the bottom gates of the park up to the war memorial.
Did you know that Shrawley Wood, just south of Stourport-on-Severn, is considered to be the finest small-leaved lime
wood in Britain?
The small-leaved lime
trees were found earlier this year in the valley near Skinningrove, as reported in January.