Overview

Distribution

Range Description

Endemic to the Avon Gorge, both the Somerset and Gloucestershire sides.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
The species occurs on carboniferous limestone in woodland and scrub.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
EN
Endangered

Red List Criteria
D

Version
2.3

Year Assessed
1998
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Assessor/s
Wigginton, M.J.

Reviewer/s

Contributor/s
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Population

Population
A population of about 100 plants exists and is increasing in number.
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Wikipedia

Sorbus bristoliensis

Sorbus bristoliensis is a species of whitebeam tree in the Rosaceae family. It is endemic to the United Kingdom, growing wild only in the Avon Gorge and in the Leigh Woods area of Bristol.

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