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Wild Flowers and Plants


A comprehensive collection of online photographs of wildflowers, shrubs, trees, mosses and ferns found mainly throughout Devon and Cornwall.

Be Nice to Nettles

Promotes the importance of nettles and other weeds in the environment; includes nettle lore, information on butterflies and moths which depend on them and details of how humans can enjoy them too.

Boston Seeds: Useful Tips

Offers information and advice on British wildflower seeds and wildflower plants. https://www.facebook.com/bostonseeds BostonSeed

British Bryological Society

Promotes the study of mosses and liverworts; includes details of membership, publications, meetings and events, and a collection of resources.

British Phycological Society

Promotes the study of algae, and publishes the results of research; includes details of membership, meetings, courses, and their journal.

British Pteridological Society

Promotes the appreciation, conservation, cultivation, and scientific study of ferns, horsetails, clubmosses, and quillworts; includes membership details, with information about events, publications, and links.

British Wild Flowers

Offering photographs and identification information for thousands of native plants and flowers.

Exploring British Wildlife: Bluebells

Natural History Museum run annual survey of bluebells, aiming to find out whether and why British bluebells are blooming earlier. Includes information on how to take part.

Ferns in Britain and Ireland

Contains images of most species of British and Irish ferns, including established alien species; also some subspecies and varieties.

Find Wild Flowers

Online key from the Botanical Society of the British Isles, intended to aid in identification of any British plant.

The Floodplain Meadows Partnership

Monitors, protects, and encourages the restoration of wildflower-rich floodplain meadows; with a guide to their projects and research, information about plants to be found, a map of sites of interest around the UK, and how to get involved.

Flora of Northern Ireland

An introduction to Northern Ireland's wild plants and flowers, with identification guides and distribution maps, and a list of county recorders.

Inverness Botany Group

A group formed in the 1950s that undertakes a range of field trips and summer activities with club meetings during the winter.

Irish Wildflowers

Provides an A-Z of wild flowers and plants native to Ireland with images flowering details and related links.


Charity which aims to create new wildflower spaces in urban areas. Features information on their achievements and current projects plus downloadable documentation.

The Mistletoe Pages

Provides information about mistletoe species and distribution in the UK as well as details of lore, medicinal uses and traditions associated with this plant.

National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens

Encourages the propagation and conservation of endangered garden plants in the UK, particularly through the National Plants Collection scheme; information about membership, their projects and programmes, local groups, and botany resources.

National Wildflower Centre

Promotes and develops habitats for wildflower conservation. Includes a guide to their educational and creative workshops, visitor centre, events, and their online shop for seeds and plants. [Huyton-with-Roby, Merseyside].

Natural History Museum Postcode Plants Database

Produced by Flora-for-Fauna, and enables you to generate local lists of UK plants (flora) and/or animals (fauna).

Plant Talk

Magazine which supports plant conservation. Includes articles, features and subscription information.


Wild plant conservation charity. Contains a wealth of information on efforts to safeguard and save Britain's native plants and flowers; also features the "county flowers" of each of Britain's counties, as voted for by the public.

Skye Ferns

Presents detailed botanical information, photographs and distribution maps of ferns found on Skye.

Wild Flower Finder

An online guide to finding and identifying wild flowers with images and an A-Z index.

The Wild Flower Society

National society for amateur botanists and wild flower lovers; includes details of membership and local branches, reports and species lists, activities diary, competitions, and links.

Wildflowers of the British Isles

Photographic records and personal commentary from an amateur field botanist who has catalogued thousands of British plants.

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