Distribution of Higher Plants in Greater Manchester
Records of Higher Plants held by GMEU for Greater Manchester. The data set does not include any Protected, UK Biodiversity Priority Species or any Invasive Non Native Species (as defined by the Environment Agency).
Greater Manchester with a small proportion of records from bordering districts. The majority of records have a 6 figure or greater accuracy.
The dataset is a subset of the data held by GMEU. The dataset was created to inform the Greater Manchester Biodiversity Action Plan, the local wildlife site system and planning decisions within the county.
a) Grid references have been checked against the original site descriptions. Erronious grid references, where identified, have been corrected
b) The entire dataset has been checked using the NBN record cleaner
Largely records compiled from local naturalist and professional ecological surveys. Records have been collected from surveys of local wildlife sites, Phase I and Phase II habitat surveys as well as general records submitted to the record centre. All records have been through a basic validation process by GMEU ecologists before entry but some species groups still await formal validation.
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