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Walthamstow Marshes, TQ352875

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Summary: Walthamstow Marshes are one of the last remaining examples of semi-natural wetland in Greater London and very important in an Essex context.

Description: There are a variety of plant communities typical of a former flood plain location, such as a range of neutral grassland types, sedge marsh, reed swamp, sallow scrub and areas of tall herb vegetation. Associated with this diversity of habitat is an important flora and invertebrate fauna.

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Ditch at Walthamstow Marshes
Ditch at Walthamstow Marshes
Purple Loosestrife
Purple Loosestrife
Walthamstow Marshes view
Walthamstow Marshes view

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