Carrickbrawn ASSI

Protected area type: Areas of Special Scientific Interest
Feature type: 
  • Species
  • Fermanagh
Council: Fermanagh and Omagh
Guidance and literature: Carrickbrawn ASSI

The area is of special scientific interest because it is the only known locality for Cornish heath in Ireland.

It occurs on a south facing slope within a mixture of blanket bog and flushed wet heath vegetation. Cornish heath is listed as a protected wild plant under the Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985. 

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