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Gallery - Green Flowers

[atongue1]Adders Tongue (Ophioglossum vulgatum)

A small and very unfern-like fern,easily overlooked in damp grassland and woodland.


[More information about Alexanders][alexanders4]Alexanders (Smyrnium olusatrum)

Sout, sometimes clump-forming, hairless biennial that likes waste ground, roadside verges and hedgerows.


[asparagus2]Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)

Branched,hairless perennial that is either upright or prostrate. Young shoots are familiar vegetable.


[bulrush2]Bulrush aka Great Reedmace (Typha latifolia)

Grows in freshwater margins.


[carlinethistle1]Carline Thistle (Carlina vulgaris)

Upright,branched or unbranched biennial, with stiff spines. Grows in dry calcareous grassland.


[gretplant2]Greater Plantain (Plantago major)

Persistent, usually hairless perennial of lawns, disturbed grassland and arable land.


[greaterpondsedge2]Greater Pond Sedge (Carex riparia)

Part of the sedge family


[haresfootclover2]Hares-foot Clover (Trifolium arvense)

Charming and distinctive annual covered in soft hairs. Found in dry, grassy areas, typically on sandy or gravelly soils.


[ivy1]Ivy (Hedera helix)

Evergreen, self-clinging climber that also carpets the ground.


[lordalad7]Lords and Ladies (Arum maculatum)

Perennial of woods and hedges.


[navelwort2]Navelwort (Umbilicus rupestris)

Distinctive perennial found on walls and banks, often growing in partial shade.


[sunspurge2]Portland Spurge (Euphorbia portlandica)

More Spurge


[seaspurge2]Sea Spurge (Euphorbia paralias)

more Spurge


[commonnettle2]Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)

The familiar stinging nettle


[sunspurge4]Sun Spurge (Euphorbia helioscopia)

Flowering April-June in Weedy habitats, Gardens and fields.


[weld2]Weld (Reseda luteola)

Locally common to abundant. Rough grassy places, verges, field margins and waste ground.


[woodspurge1]Wood Spurge (Euphorbia amygdaloides)

Found in Deciduous woods



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