Exceptional example of Culm grassland
Exceptional grasslands with areas of 'smooth Culm'
The site comprises five fields, two of which have undergone limited agricultural improvement in the past. The fields are quire exceptional and include areas of 'smooth Culm', where purple moor grass dominates. Wavy St. Jon's wort, a rarity confined mainly to Culm grassland, is abundant. The SSSI is a stronghold of marbled white butterflies