BRITISH WILD FLOWERS

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TABLE A How to use this guide . They are a number of ways to use this guide. Using 13 Colour Shades Clicking on the colour box below gives you a Table of ThumbnailsClick links and it will take you to the Imaging and species Accounts

WHITE
RED 

ORANGE
YELLOW

 PALE
YELLOW
 GREEN

 BLUE

 PALE
BLUE

 DARK
BLUE

 PINK
 BROWN  PURPLE  DARK
PURPLE

LISTS B A comphrehensive Searchable Table of Listugs is provided which allows you to search by Common Botanical Name, by Latin Name or even by Category of Family, We are developing a sytematic search data base that can narrow the plant down by Flowering Time , Height, and other factors and is under construction

TO SEARCH THIS DATA BASE ALPHABETICALLY BY COMMON NAME , OR LATIN NAME CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

BOTANICAL INDEX PAGE BY COMMON NAMES

BOTANICAL INDEX PAGE BY LATIN NAME

BOTANICAL INDEX PAGE BY FAMILY

NEW SEARCH THE DATA BASE SYTEMATICALLY

or go to the TABLE below

Guide to Plant Terminology & Diagrams

Guide to Plants & Associated lepidoptera

TABLE C Flowers can be quickly referenced by their Colour and the nature of their Symetry. The symetry is defined as follows. So if you know the flower Colour and the number of Petals you can quickly track down the flower using this simple giude for the Common Woodland Flowers . Click on each link on the Table and you will find representative sample ( Upper Lower and Mid Leaves Flower Fruit etc ) and information on the Flower., Many of these flowers are found in and around the margins of Judy Woods reflecting considerable Biodiversity despite being a Beech Woodland with dense canopy. Y

TABLE C COLOUR & SYMETRY

CLICK "X" FOR INFO

 RADIAL WITH UP TO 4 PETALS

 RADIAL WITH MORE 4 PETALS

 RADIAL WITH MORE THAN 5 PETALS


 BILATERALLY SYMETRICAL


Holly

 Barren Strawberry X

 Daisy X

 White Deadnettle X

 Travellers Joy

 Ground Elder X

 Yarrow X

 Eyebright X

 Wood Bedstraw

 Bogbean X

 Scented Mayweed
  Marsh Hellborine

 Heath Bedstraw X

 Hedge Bindweed X

 Scentless Mayweed

 Lesser Butterfly Orchid X

 Round Leaved Bedstraw

 White Campion X

 Ramsons X
  White Helleborine

 Cleavers X

 Notingham Catchfly

 Solomons Seal

  Creeping Ladies Tresses

 Sweet Woodruff

 Bladder Campion

 Whorled Solomons Seal

  Burnt Orchid X

 Common Woodruff X

 Soapwort X

 Fritillary

  Ghost Orchid

 Thyme Leaved Speedwell

 Field Mouse Ear

 Lilly Of The Valley X
 Coral Root Orchid

 Buck Horn Plantain

 Common Mouse Ear X

 Snowdrop X
 Hares Foot Clover

 Round Leaved Pennycress

 Corn Spurrey X

 Spring Snowflake X

 White Clover X

 Field Pennycress X

 3 -Nerved Sandwort

 Spring Crocus

 Mountain Clover

 Shepherds Purse X

 Chickweed

 White Water Lillly

  White Melliot

 Watercress X

 Wood Stitchwort

 Mountain Avens

  Wood Vetch

 Large Bittercress

 Greater Stitchwort X

  Dropwort X

  Yellow Woundwort

 Hairy Bittercress X

 Lesser Stitchwort X

Chickweed Wintergreen X

 Annual Woundwort

 Cuckoo Flower X

 Pale Persicaria

 White Butterbur

 Bastard Balm

 Common Whitlow Grass

 Knotgrass X

 Canadian Fleabane

 Hedge Hysopp

 Hoary Cress

 Black Bindweed

 Heath Cudweed

 Fly Honeysuckle

 Hares Ear Mustard

Aconite Leaved Buttercup 

 Gallant Soldier

 Honeysuckle X

 Wild Radish X

River Water Crowfoot 

 Stemless Carline Thistle

 Ladys Slipper

 Sea Rocket

 Common Water crowfoot

 Sneezewort X

 Pale Flowered Orchid

 Sea Kale X

 Round Leaved Sundew X

 Ox-Eye daisy X

 Elder Flowered Orchid

 Garlic Mustard X

 Greater Sundew

Feverfew  X

  Birds Nest Flowered Orchid X

 Baneberry X

 Grass Of Parnasus

 German Asphodel

 Birthwort

 May Lilly

 Meadow Saxifrage X

  Bog Asphodel

 Hop Trefoil X

 Lords & Ladies X

 Livelong Saxifrage

Yellow Star Bethlehem

 Red Helleborine

 Common Frogbit X

Bramble X

 Yellow Iris X

 Dark Red Helleborine

 Water Soldier X

Wild Strawberry X

Lesser Celandine X

 Pyramidal Orchid

 Arrowhead X

 White Cinquefoil

Yellow Pheasants Eye

   Green Winged Orchid

 Water Platain

 Meadowsweet X

Globe Flower

  Burnt Orchid X

 Dogwood

 Wood Sorrel X

Wild Mignonette X

 Military Orchid X

 Wild Privet

 Purging Flax

Goldenrod X

 Lady Orchid

 Charlock X

 Sanicle X

Canadian Goldenrod

 Early Purple Orchid X

 Branched Bur Reed

 Field Eryngo

Irish Fleabane

 Monkey Orchid

 Common Meadow Rue

 Caraway

Ploughmans Spikenard X

 Early Marsh Orchid

 Greater Celandine

 Cow Parsley X

Jerusalem Artichoke

 Fragrant orchid

 Lesser Celandine X

 Wild Angelica X

Trifid Bur-Marigold

Southern Marsh Orchid X

 Wintercress

 Hogweed X

Pineapple Mayweed X

 Lizard Orchid

 Hedge Mustard X

 Wild Carrot X

 Tansy X

 Common Fumitory X

 Treacle Mustard

 Marsh Pennywort

 Mugwort X

 Crown Vetch X

 Small Alison X

1 Flowered Wintergreen

 Colts foot X

Red Clover X

 Woad

 Serrated Wintergreen

 Groundsel X

 Zig Zag clover

 Ball Mustard

 Round Leaved Wintergreen

 Sticky  Groundsel

 Hares Foot Clover

 Yellow Whitlow Grass

 Water Violet X

 Ragwort X

 Common Sainfoin X

 Alternative Leaves Golden Saxifrage X

 Field Gromwell

 Marsh Ragwort X

 Comon Vetch

 Opposite Leaved Golden Saxifrage

 White Mullein

 Wood Ragwort

 Narrow Leaved Everlasting Pea

 Wild Mignionette X

 Black Nightshade

 Field Marigold

 Sea Pea

 Tormentil X

 Dwarf Elder

 Carline Thistle X

 Tuberous Pea

 Wood Spurge X

 White Bryony

 Cabbage Thistle

 Spring Pea

 Broad leaved Spurge

 Spiked Rampion

 Rough Hawkbit X

 White Dittany

 Sun Spurge

 Ramsons X

 Hawkweed Oxtongue

Himalayan Balsam X

 Cypress Spurge X

 Pear

 Goats Beard X

 Wall Germander

 Dwarf Spurge X

 Crab Apple

 Dandilion X

 Bastard Balm

 Common Evening Primrose

 Guelder rose X

 Perrenial Sow ThistleX

Common Hemp Nettle X

 Yellow Birds Nest

 Yellow Water Lilly

Smooth  Sow Thistle X

 Black Horehound X

 Crosswort X

  Marsh Marigold X

 Wall Lettuce

 Spotted Dead Nettle

 Ladys Bedstraw X

 Yellow Anemone

 Nipplewort X

Henbit X

Water Plantain

  Goldilocks Buttercup

 Rough Hawks Beard X

 Red Dead Nettle X

Water Pepper

  Corn Buttercup

 Smooth Hawks-Beard

 Betony X

 Common Sorrel X

 Meadow Buttercup X

 Prickily Lettuce

 Limestone Woundwort

Sheeps Sorrel 

 Bulbous Buttercup

 Mouse Ear Hawkweed X

 Hedge Woundwort X

Common Poppy X

  Creeping Buttercup X

Flowering Rush

 Marsh Woundwort X

Cuckoo Flower  X

 Celery Leaved Crowfoot

 Meadow Saffron X

 Marjoram

Coralroot

  Lesser Spearwort

Crow Garlic  X

 Breckland Thyme

Sea Rocket 

  Greater Spearwort X

 Martagon Lilly

 Field Cow Wheat

Great Burnet

 Orpine X

 Pheasants Eye

 Red Bartsia X

Pale Willlowherb

 Biting Stonecrop X

 House Leek

 Foxglove X

Marsh Willowherb  X

 Wood Avens X

 Purple Loosestrife X

 Lousewort

 Rosebay Willowherb X

 Creeping Avens

 Hemp Agrimony X

 Toothwort X

 Great Willowherb X

 Creeping Cinquefoil X

 Butterbur X

 Cross Leaved Heather X

 Hoary Willowherb X

 Silverweed X

 Purple Coltsfoot

 Heather X

 Broad Leaved Willowherb X

 Agriminony X

 Mountain Everlasting

 Spiny Restharrow

 Water Mint

 Upright Yellow Oxalis

 Yarrow X

Monks Hood 

 Dames Violet X

 Common Rock Rose X

 Welted Thistle X

Wild Lupin  X

 Perennial Honesty X

 Trailing St Johns Wort

 Spear Thistle X

Lucerne  X

 Cuckoo Flower X

 Hairy St Johns Wort X

 Marsh Thistle X

Spring Pea 

 Coral Root

 Pale St Johns Wort

 Stemeless Thistle

 Smooth Tare

 Corn Mint

 Imperforate St Johns Wort

 Creeping Thistle X

 Bush Vetch X

 Spearmint

 Square Stalked St Johns Wort

 Saw Wort X

 Tufted Vetch X

 Brooklime X

 Perforate St Johns Wort X

 Common Knapweed X

 Fine Leaved Vetch

 Blue Water Speedwell X

 Slender St Johns Wort

 Brown Knapweed

 Dwarf Milkwort

 Ivy Leaved Speedwell X

 Sickle Leaved Hares Ear
 Greater Knapweed

 Heath Milkwort

 Grey Field Speedwell

 Wild Parsnip X

Greater Burdock X

 Common Milkwort X

 Common Field Speedwell

 Primrose X

 Lesser Burdock

 Bog Violet

 Fingered Speedwell

 Bears-Ear

 Orange Hawkweed X

 Dog Violet X

 Wall Speedwell

 Oxlip X

Cornflower 

 Sweet Violet X

 Heath Speedwell X

 Cowslip X

 Creeping Thistle  X

Heath Dog Violet

 Germander Speedwell

 Tufted Loosestrife

Chicory X

 Early Dog Violet

 Hoary Plantain

 Yellow Loosestrife X

Blue Sow Thistle X 

 Hairy Violet

 Field Madder X

 Dotted Yellow Loosestrife X

Rannoch Rush 

 Vipers Bugloss X

 Teasel X

 Creeping Jenny X

Fritillary 

 Ground Ivy X

 Devils Bit Scabious X

 Yellow Pimpernel X

 Herb Paris X

 Bugle X

 Greater Reedmace

Common Comfrey X

 

 Skullcap X

 Branched Bur Reed

 Tubular Comfrey
.

 Lesser Skullcap

 Broad leaved Pondweed

 Russian Comfrey X
.

 Self-Heal X

 Common Duckweed

 Henbane X
.

 Meadow Sage

 Lords and Ladies X

 Dark Mullein X
.

 Whorled Clary

 Sweet Flag

 Aarons Rod
 

 Basil thyme

 Hop X

 Large Flowered Mullein
 

 Alpine Bartsia

 Asasrabacca

 German Asphodel
 

 Ivy Leaved Toadflax X

 Common Nettle X

 Bog Asphodel X
 

Purple Toadflax X

 Wood Dock

 Knotgrass X
 

 Common Butterwort X

 Curled Dock

 Redshank X
 

 Small Scabious

 Broad Leaved Dock

 Common Bistort X
 

 Field Scabious X

 Monks Rhubarb

 Wall Gipsywort
 

 Broad Leaved Helleborine X

 Glasswort X

 Deptford Pink
 

 Common Twayblade X

 Fat Hen X

 Carthusian Pink
 

 Birds Nest Orchid

 Good King Henry X

 Maiden Pink
 

  Frog Orchid X

 Spear Leaved Orache

 Cheddar Pink
 

 Early Spider Orchid

 Common Orache X

 Moss Campion
 

 Fly Orchid

 Parsley Piert

 Red Campion X
 

 Bee Orchid X

 Ladys Mantle X

 Sticky Catchfly
 

 Man Orchid

 Salad Burnet X

 Ragged Robin X
 

 Lizard Orchid

 Great Burnet

 Soapwort X
 

 Green Figwot

 Petty Spurge

 Orpine X
 

 Common Figwort X

 Sweet Spurge

 Water Avens X
  .

 Dogs Mercury X

 Marsh Cinquefoil
 

  Annual Mercury

 Common Storks Bill X
   

 Water Starwort

 Cut Leaved Cranesbill X
   

 Mares Tail X

 Long Stalked Cranesbill
   

 Great Plantain X

 Hedgegrow Cranesbill
   

 Ribwort Plantain X

 Herb Robert X
   

 Bilberry X

 Marsh Cranesbill
   
 

 Bloody Cranesbill X
   
 

 Wood Cranesbill X
   
 

 Doves Foot Cranesbill X
   
 

 Dusky Cranesbill
   
 

 Druces Cranesbill X
   
 

 Musk Mallow X
   
 

 Common Mallow X
   
 

 Dwarf Mallow
   
 

 Wild Angelica X
   
 

 Birds Eye Primrose
   
 

 Scarlet Pimpernel X
   
 

 Sea Milkwort
   
 

 Common Cyclamen
   
 

 Sea Pink X
   
 

 Common Centaury X
   
 

 Lesser Bindweed
   
 

 Dodder X
   
 

  Common Comfrey X
   
 

 Vervain X
   
 

 Deadly Nightshade
   
 

 Mountain Valerian
   
 

 Marsh Valerian
   
 

 Common Valerian X
   
 

 Meadow Saffron X
   
 

 Pink Purslane X
   
 

 Lungwort X
   
 

 Columbine X
   
 

 Meadow Cranes Bill X
   
 

 Wood Cranes Bill
   
 

 Sea Holly X
   
 

 Blue Pimpernel
   
 

 Sea Lavender
   
 

 Lesser Periwinkle X
   
 

 Marsh Gentian X
   
 

 Milkweed Gentian
   
 

 Spring Gentian
   
 

 Common Comfrey X
   
 

 Russian Comfrey X
   
 

 Lungwort X
   
 

 Green Alkanet X
   
 

Field  For-Get-Me-Not X
   
 

 Water For-Get-Me-Not X
   
 

 Wood For-Get-Me-Not
   
 

 Purple Gromwell
   
 

 Bugloss X
   
 

 Vervain X
   
 

 Bittersweet X
   
 

 Common Cornsalad X
   
 

 Harebell X
   
 

 Spreading Bellflower
   
 

  Nettle Leaved Bellflower
   
 

  Creeping Bellflower
   
 

  Peach Leaved Bellflower
   
 

  Clustered Bellflower
   
 

 Round Headed Rampion
   
 

 Sheep Bit
   
 

 Lesser Grape Hyacinth X
   
 

 Pale Perisicaria
   
 

 Annual Knawel X
   
 

 Stinking Hellebore
   
 

 Green Hellebore
   
 

 Water Avens X
   
 

 Garden Angelica
   
 

 Deadly Nightshade
   
 

 Moschatel X
   
 

  Ivy X
   
       

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