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Special Areas of Conservation

Blackstone Point

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country England
Unitary Authority Devon
Centroid* SX535462
Latitude 50.29666667
Longitude -4.056944444
SAC EU Code UK0030091
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 7.81
* This is the approximate central point of the SAC. In the case of large, linear or composite sites, this may not represent the location where a feature occurs within the SAC.
Location of Blackstone Point SAC

General site character

  • Shingle, Sea cliffs, Islets (95%)
  • Improved grassland (5%)

Download the Natura 2000 standard data form for this site as submitted to Europe (PDF <100kb)

Note When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

  • Not Applicable

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

  • Not Applicable

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

  • 1441 Shore dock Rumex rupestris

    This small site supports the largest known extant population of shore dock Rumex rupestris in Devon, and one of the largest concentrations of this species on rocky sea-cliffs in south-west England. In 1999 there were five discrete colonies totalling at least 29 plants, including one large ‘clump’ (7 x 4 metres) which could have been made up of several individual plants.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

  • Not Applicable

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