Gallery - Red Flowers
Perennial of ponds and nearby dry land. Aquatic form has floating stems.
Hairless, evergreen undershrub of acid soils.
Downy,scrambling perennial growing in hedgerows and scrub.
Attractive perennial of damp meadows
Variable, hairless annual found in dry, grassy places including verges, chalk downland and sand dunes.
Scrambling annual of well drained arable land
Downy or hairy perennial that grows in a wide variety of grassy places.
Upright or spreading perennial of grassy verges and disturbed ground.
Annual of arable land and disturbed ground.
Robust creeping woody perennial.
Scrambling,downy annual of grassy places and hedgerows.
Spreading,branched,extremely hairy annual of dry grassy places.
Creeping, flattened perennial with a characteristic rosette of extremely spiny leaves.
Familiar perennial that grows in disturbed ground and arable land.
Familiar greyish, downey biennial or short lived perennial.
Downy perennial with a round stem. Favours damp habitats such as fens and river banks.
Elegant perennial of dry, mainly calcareous, grassland.
Roughly hairy perennial with creeping stems, upright flower stalks. Grows in hedgerows, wayside ground and verges, often on disturbed ground.
Tall upright downy perennial of damp grassland, a favourite with the butterflies.
Straggling, hairy annual of shady hedgerows, rocky banks and woodlands.
Upright,downy biennial that smells strongly of mice.
Spreading, hairless perennial with numerous branching stems. Semi-parasitic on the roots of other plants. Grows on damp heaths,moors and bogs, usually on acid soils.
Slender, climbing perennial with winged stems. Found in fens and damp grassy places on calcareous soils.
Seen on Keen of Hamar, Shetland
Branched hairy perennial found in dry grassy places such as woodland rides.
Hairy plant to about 2m tall.
Delecate looking perennial of damp meadows, fens and marshes.
Hairy biennial or perennial of hedgerows,grassy banks and wayside places.
Familiar downy perennial found in grassy places on a wide range of soil types.
Branched, spreading, downy annual. Grows on disturbed ground and cultivated soils.
Showy perennial of waste ground, cleared woodland and river banks.
Low-growing, hairless annual of cultivated and disturbed ground.
Upright biennial with stems that are downy and spiny-winged between the leaves. Grows in grassland and on disturbed ground.
Has few larger, vanilla-scented flower-heads
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