A-Z Wildlife Facts
Birds-foot trefoil is a perennial plant and a member of the pea family, it has yellow pea-like flowers.
The colours of the geranium can vary from red, pink, magenta, violet, purple, white and salmon. The Geranium grows all over the world.
The Bluebell is a familiar sight in our woodlands and grassy banks during the spring. They grow from bulbs, with leaves emerging shortly before the flowers.
Stinging nettles (Urtica Dioica) are easily recognised and can also be unpopular as a weed; unfortunately it is often easily felt as the whole plant is covered in stinging hairs.
Dandelion flower heads are a fantastic nectar source and food plant for bees, hoverflies and butterflies.
Native ivy is a vigorous evergreen climbing plant which can be found growing up and over walls, trees and hedges.
Lesser Celandine grow in damp woods, hedge banks, banks of streams, marshes and waste ground, where they can form extensive carpets.
Purple Moor Grass
Purple Moor Grass is a United Kingdom Biodiversity Action Plan Habitat due to its rarity.
Sweet Violet grows in hedge banks, woodland, churchyards, waste and brownfield sites and beside roads and footpaths.
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