|Bird's-foot is just about hanging on with only a couple of plants noted.|
|Moss rich turf on top of the slag blocks, with Juniper Haircap, Bristly |
Haircap (P. piliferum) and Heath Star Moss (Campylopus introflexus)
|Pustules of Albugo lepigoni on Greater Sea-spurrey at Penclacwydd|
WWT the previous day, also noted at Penclawdd today.
Although, the mining and steel industry has destroyed much habitat in the region, it has also left us with some surprisingly diverse and valuable habitats, some with their own unique charm as well as biological richness. It is important we recognise the value of our brownfield heritage and retain at least some of the more interesting examples of South Wales' industrial legacy.