The Decline of the Lady's-mantles and Other Hay Meadow Species in Northern England since the 1950s
Watsonia 27 pages 315-321 (2009)
Margaret E Bradshaw

Compares the results of distribution surveys of lady mantle species in the hay meadows and road and railway verges of Teesdale and Weardale between 1950 and 1967 with surveys in the early 2000s. Examines the causes for the decline in numbers observed and the prospects for future conservation of northern hay meadow species.  Download HERE