Valonia, a material largely used by tanners, is the pericarp of an acorn obtained in the neighbouring oakwoods, and derives its name from Valona.
Oakwoods and their associated open areas provide a rich and diverse habitat for a variety of invertebrates, including the Pearl-bordered fritillary Boloria euphrosyne.
Wet woodlands, upland oakwoods, and lowland wood pastures and parkland are national priority habitats.
They tend to be more species rich than the upland oakwoods.
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