- These include Great Horsetail, Hemp Agrimony and Pendulous Sedge.
- The adult butterflies drink nectar from a wide variety of flowering plants, including buddleia, willows, dandelions, wild marjoram, danewort, hemp agrimony, and clover; they also utilize tree sap and rotten fruit.
- Different plants are associated with this vegetation, increasing bodiversity to include species such as hemp agrimony " Eupatorium cannabinum ", purple loosestrife " Lythrum salicaria " and great hairy willowherb " Epilobium hirsutum ".
- The larvae feed on the flowers and seeds of hemp agrimony ( " Eupatorium cannabinum " ), gypsywort ( " Lycopus europaeus " ), and of " Chrysocoma linosyris " during August to October.
- Plants found here which are rare in Falkirk District include Alternate-leaved golden saxifrage ( " Chrysosplenium alternifolium " ), Moschatel ( " Adoxa moschatellina " ) and Hemp Agrimony ( " Eupatorium cannabinum " ).