Ivydene Gardens Blue Wildflowers Note Gallery:
Pink Flowers with Plant Index from H-Z and
Habitat of Marshes, Fens, Bogs Index

Plant Height from Text Border

Blue = 0-24 inches (0-60 cms)

Green=24-72 inches (60-180 cms)

Red = 72+ inches (180+ cms)

Plant Soil Moisture from Text Background

Wet Soil

Moist Soil

Dry Soil

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Click on first Underlined Text in Text Box below Thumbnail to transfer to its Family page.

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PINK Sand Spurrey ACIDIC SANDS AND GRAVELS
May-Sep

PINK
Sea Spurrey SALT-MARSH

Jun-Sep

PRIM-ROSE
Bird's-eye Primrose WET CHALK

May-Jun

PRIM-ROSE Scarlet Pimper-nel
CHALK DOWN-LAND, SAND DUNES

Jun-Oct

PRIM-ROSE Sea Milkwort SALT-MARSH, DUNE-SLACKS
Jun-Jul

PURS-LANE Pink Purslane OPEN WOOD-LAND, HEDGE-ROW

Apr-Jul

 

 

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PINK
Red Campion WOODS, HEDGES

Apr-Oct

PINK Soap-wort ROAD-SIDES, STREAM BANKS

Jul-Sep

UMBELL-IFER Coriand-er
FROM BIRD-SEED, ROAD-SIDES

Jun-Aug

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marjorie Blamey's Wild Flowers by Colour by Marjorie Blamey (ISBN 0-7136-7237-4. Published by A & C Black Publishers Ltd in 2005) has illustrations of each wild flower of Britain and Northern Europe split into the following 13 colours.

Instead of colour illustrations, this plant gallery has thumbnail pictures of wild flowers of Britain in the same colour split system:-

White A-D and Habitats of Saltmarshes, Beaches, Rocks and Cliff Tops
White E-P and Other Habitats
White Q-Z and Number of Petals
Cream and Coastal Sandy Shores and Dunes
Yellow A-G and Pollinator
Yellow H-Z and Poisonous Plants
Orange and Habitat of Hedgerows and Road Verges
Red and Habitat of Pinewoods
Pink A-G and Habitats of Lakes, Canals and Rivers
Pink H-Z and Habitats of Marshes, Fens and Bogs
Mauve and Habitat of Grassland - Acid, Neutral or Chalk
Purple and Habitats of Old Buildings and Walls
Blue and Flower Legend
Green and Habitat of Broad-leaved Woods
Brown and Food for Butterfly / Moth
Multi-Coloured and Habitats of Heaths and Moors
Shrub and Small Tree and Habitats of River Banks and Other Freshwater Margins
Seed 1 and Scented Flower, Foliage or Root
Seed 2 and Story of Their Common Names
Non-Flower Plants and Non-Flowering Plant Use
Introduction and Edible Plant Parts
Site Map and Use of Plant
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wildflowers with Cream Flowers

Wildflower Common Plant Name

Click on Underlined Text
to view that Wildflower Plant Description Page

 

 

 

Scented

 

Scented Leaves

Flowering Months

Click on Underlined Text
to view photos

Habitat
 

Click on Underlined Text
to view further Natural Habitat details and Botanical Society of the British Isles Distri-bution Map

Number of Petals

Without Petals.

1 Petal or Comp-osite of many 1 Petal Flowers as Disc or Ray Floret .

2 Petals.
3 Petals.
4 Petals.
5 Petals.
6 Petals.
Over 6 Petals.

Foliage Colour

Height x Spread in inches (cms)

(1 inch = 2.5 cms,
12 inches = 1 foot = 30 cms,
24 inches = 2 feet,
3 feet = 1 yard,
40 inches = 100 cms)
Click on Underlined
text
to view its Wildflower FAMILY Page

Comment
and
Botanical Name

Click on Underlined Botanical Name
to link to Plant or Seed Supplier

 

Click on Underlined
/NOTE
to view Wildflower Plant NOTE Page

Pink Flowers H-Z

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hairy Bindweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hairy Hemp-nettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hairy Lousewort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hairy Stonecrop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hare's-foot Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heath Cudweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heath Milkwort is
Polygala serpyllifolia
heathflotpinkmilkwort

Milkwort family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heath Spotted Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hedgerow Crane's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Henbit Dead-nettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hemp Agrimony

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herb Robert

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highland Cudweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Himalayan Balsam is
Impatiens glandulifera
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(Indian Balsam, Policeman's Helmet, Bobby Tops,
Copper Tops, Gnome's Hatstand,
Kiss-me-on-the-mountain,
Ornamental jewelweed)

Balsam family

July onwards

This species is most frequent on the banks of waterways, where it often forms continuous stands, but is also established in damp woodland, flushes and mires. The tallest annual in Britain, its rapid growth can shade out even Urtica dioica.

4

Mid Green

72 x 36 (180 x 90)

BALSAM

Policeman's Helmet, Bobby Tops, Copper Tops, and Gnome's Hatstand all originate from the flowers being decidedly hat-shaped. Himalayan Balsam and Kiss-me-on-the-mountain arise from the plant originating in the Himalayan mountains. Ornamental jewelweed refers to its cultivation as an ornamental plant.
Impatiens glandulifera

NOTE

Hoary Stock

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hoary Willowherb

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hottentot Fig

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Wintergreen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ivy-leaved Cyclamen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kashmir Balsam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keeled Garlic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knotgrass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knotted Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knotted Crane's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knotted Hedge-parsley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Large-flowered Pink Oxalis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Large Pink

 

 

 

 

 

 

Large Pink Hemp-nettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Large Thyme

 

 

 

 

 

 

Late Spider Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lathyrus heterophyllus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Least Mallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesser Centaury

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesser Sea-spurrey

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesser Skullcap

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesser Snapdragon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesser Water-plantain

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linum tenuifolium

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Robin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long-stalked Crane's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lousewort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mackay's Heath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maiden Pink is
Dianthus deltoides
cmaidenflopink

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marjoram

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marsh Lousewort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marsh Mallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marsh Pennywort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marsh Speedwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marsh Valerian

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marsh Woundwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martagon Lily

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin's Ramping-Fumitory (Few-flower fumitory) is
Fumaria martinii (Fumaria reuteri)
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Fumitory family

June-September

Pink, tips and wings blackish-red in May-October followed by 2mm oval fruit

Photo

This is a scrambling annual of freely-draining acidic soils, which has most recently been recorded in spring- and summer-sown crops on allotments, in gardens and in potato fields; also on the eroded soil of hedge banks.

 

Fumaria martinii is a plant specially protected under the Wildlife and Country-side Act 1981.

Light green leaf segments small with oblong or cuneiform lobes

24 x 12 (60 x 30)

Also found in British Columbia in Canada

Fumaria martinii (Fumaria reuteri)

Masterwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meadow Clary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meadow Saffron or Autumn Crocus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Military Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mind-your-own-business is
Helxine soleirolii
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Nettle family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monkey Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moon Carrot

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moss Campion is
Silene acaulis
cmossflocampion

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mossy Stonecrop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motherwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mountain Everlasting

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mountain Heath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Musk Mallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Musk Stork's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Myricaria

 

 

 

 

 

 

Narrow-leaved Everlasting-pea

 

 

 

 

 

 

Narrow-leaved Marsh Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Narrow-leaved Water-dropwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Narrow-leaved Water-plantain

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Zealand Willowherb

 

 

 

 

 

 

Night-flowering Catchfly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Androsace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Catchfly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Dead-nettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Marsh Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ononis arvensis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orlaya

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orpine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pale Persicaria

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pale Willowherb

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pencilled Crane's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perennial Centaury

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peucedanum oroselinum

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phlomis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink Barren Strawberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink Evening-primrose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink Oxalis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink Purslane is
Claytonia alsinoides
cpinkflo1purslane1

Purslane family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink Rock-jasmine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink Water-speedwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proliferous Pink

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provence Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purple Loosestrife

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pyramidal Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ragged Robin is
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Bartsia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Campion is
Melandrium dioicum, Silene dioica and Lychnis dioica
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Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Clover is Trifolium pratense
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Peaflower - Clover Family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Dead-nettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reddish Stonecrop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Helleborine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Hemp-nettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Redshank

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Valerian

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reversed Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

River Beauty

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rock Campion

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rock Sea-spurrey

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rock Soapwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosa acicularis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosa corymbifera

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosa jundzillii

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosa rugosa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosebay Willowherb

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosy Cress is
Arabis rosea and Arabis collina
frosyflotcress

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosy Garlic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rough Comfrey

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rough Marsh Mallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round-headed Leek

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round-headed Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round-leaved Crane's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round-leaved Dog Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Russian Comfrey

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sainfoin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saint Dabeoc's Heath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sand Catchfly is
Silene conica
csandflo1catchfly

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sand Spurrey is
Spergularia rubra
csandflo1spurrey1

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sanicle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scarlet Pimpernel is
Anagallis arvensis
cscarletflo1pimpernel1

Primrose family

Flowers vermilion, with a purple eye, but sometimes pink, flesh, maroon, lilac or blue.
Jun onwards

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Bindweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Heath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Knotgrass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Milkwort is
Glaux maritima
cseaflo1milkwort1

Primrose family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Rocket is
Cakile maritima
fseaflotrocket

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seaside Centaury

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea-spurrey is
Spergularia marina
cseaflo1spurrey1

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Stork's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sedum andegavense

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sedum hirsutum

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sequier's Pink

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sherard's Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shining Scabious

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shiny Crane's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short-fruited Willowherb

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short-styled Dog Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silene conoidea

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slender Centaury

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slender Thistle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Six-stamened Waterwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Bur-parsley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Cranberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small-flowered Catchfly is
Silene anglica
csmallflo2floweredcatchfly1

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Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small-flowered Crane's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small-flowered Sweet Briar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Mallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Rest-harrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Sainfoin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Tree Mallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Water-pepper

 

 

 

 

 

 

Snapdragon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soapwort is
Saponaria officinalis
csoapwortflo1

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soft Downy Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern Marsh Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spear-leaved Willowherb

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spergularia echinopserma

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spiny Rest-harrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spotted Dead-nettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spreading Crane's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Heath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Square-stalked Willowherb

 

 

 

 

 

 

Squinancywort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starry Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sticky Catchfly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sticky Stork's-bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strawberry Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Briar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet William

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet William Catchfly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tall Ramping-fumitory

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tamarisk is
Tamarix gallica
ctamariskflo

Tamarix family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tape Grass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tasteless Water-pepper

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thick-leaved Stonecrop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thrift is
Armeria maritima
cthriftflobf

Sea-lavender family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toothwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trailing Azalea

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tree Mallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trifoliate Bittercress

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tufted Milkwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tunic Flower

 

 

 

 

 

 

Twinflower

 

 

 

 

 

 

Umbellate Chickweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Umbellate Wintergreen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upright Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upright Hedge-parsley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veronica fruticulosa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Verticillate Lousewort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wall Daisy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wall Germander

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasp Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Avens

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Germander

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water-pepper

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water-purslane

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Marsh Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Woodruff

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitish-stemmed Briar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Angelica

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Basil

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Gladiolus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Thyme

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter Savoury

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wood Calamint

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yarrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zig-zag Clover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Common Name

Botanical Name

Habitat - Marshes, Fens, Bogs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BLUE WILD FLOWER GALLERY
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Site Map of pages with content (o)

Introduction

 

FLOWER COLOUR Comparison Pages/Galleries under Wild Flower in the left hand Main Topic Menu Table

SEED COLOUR
(o)Seed 1
(o)Seed 2

Lists of:-
Edible Plant Parts.
Flower Legend.
Food for
Butterfly/Moth
.

Flowering plants of Chalk and Limestone
Page 1

Page 2

Flowering plants of Acid Soil
Page 1

Habitat Lists:-
Approaching the
Coast (Coastal)
.
Broad-leaved
Woods
.
Grassland - Acid, Neutral, Chalk.
Heaths and Moors.
Hedgerows and Verges.
Lakes, Canals and Rivers.
Marshes, Fens,
Bogs
.
Old Buildings and Walls.
Pinewoods.
River Banks and
other Freshwater Margins
.
Saltmarshes.
Sandy Shores and Dunes.
Shingle Beaches, Rocks and
Cliff Tops
.
Other.

Number of Petals List:-
Without Petals. Other plants
without flowers.
1 Petal or
Composite of
many 1 Petal Flowers as Disc
or Ray Floret .
2 Petals.
3 Petals.
4 Petals.
5 Petals.
6 Petals.
Over 6 Petals.

Lists of:-
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(o)Adder's Tongue
Amaranth
(o)Arrow-Grass
(o)Arum
(o)Balsam
Bamboo
(o)Barberry
(o)Bedstraw
(o)Beech
(o)Bellflower
(o)Bindweed
(o)Birch
(o)Birds-Nest
(o)Birthwort
(o)Bogbean
(o)Bog Myrtle
(o)Borage
(o)Box
(o)Broomrape
(o)Buckthorn
(o)Buddleia
(o)Bur-reed
(o)Buttercup
(o)Butterwort
(o)Cornel (Dogwood)
(o)Crowberry
(o)Crucifer (Cabbage/Mustard) 1
(o)Crucifer (Cabbage/Mustard) 2
Cypress
(o)Daffodil
(o)Daisy
(o)Daisy Cudweeds
(o)Daisy Chamomiles
(o)Daisy Thistle
(o)Daisy Catsears (o)Daisy Hawkweeds
(o)Daisy Hawksbeards
(o)Daphne
(o)Diapensia
(o)Dock Bistorts
(o)Dock Sorrels

WILD FLOWER FAMILY
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(o)Clubmoss
(o)Duckweed
(o)Eel-Grass
(o)Elm
(o)Filmy Fern
(o)Horsetail
(o)Polypody
Quillwort
(o)Royal Fern
(o)Figwort - Mulleins
(o)Figwort - Speedwells
(o)Flax
(o)Flowering-Rush
(o)Frog-bit
(o)Fumitory
(o)Gentian
(o)Geranium
(o)Glassworts
(o)Gooseberry
(o)Goosefoot
(o)Grass 1
(o)Grass 2
(o)Grass 3
(o)Grass Soft Bromes 1
(o)Grass Soft Bromes 2
(o)Grass Soft Bromes 3 (o)Hazel
(o)Heath
(o)Hemp
(o)Herb-Paris
(o)Holly
(o)Honeysuckle
(o)Horned-Pondweed
(o)Hornwort
(o)Iris
(o)Ivy
(o)Jacobs Ladder
(o)Lily
(o)Lily Garlic
(o)Lime
(o)Lobelia
(o)Loosestrife
(o)Mallow
(o)Maple
(o)Mares-tail
(o)Marsh Pennywort
(o)Melon (Gourd/Cucumber)
 

WILD FLOWER FAMILY
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(o)Mesem-bryanthemum
(o)Mignonette
(o)Milkwort
(o)Mistletoe
(o)Moschatel
Naiad
(o)Nettle
(o)Nightshade
(o)Oleaster
(o)Olive
(o)Orchid 1
(o)Orchid 2
(o)Orchid 3
(o)Orchid 4
(o)Parnassus-Grass
(o)Peaflower
(o)Peaflower Clover 1
(o)Peaflower Clover 2
(o)Peaflower Clover 3
(o)Peaflower Vetches/Peas
Peony
(o)Periwinkle
Pillwort
Pine
(o)Pink 1
(o)Pink 2
Pipewort
(o)Pitcher-Plant
(o)Plantain
(o)Pondweed
(o)Poppy
(o)Primrose
(o)Purslane
Rannock Rush
(o)Reedmace
(o)Rockrose
(o)Rose 1
(o)Rose 2
(o)Rose 3
(o)Rose 4
(o)Rush
(o)Rush Woodrushes
(o)Saint Johns Wort
Saltmarsh Grasses
(o)Sandalwood
(o)Saxifrage
 

WILD FLOWER FAMILY
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Seaheath
(o)Sea Lavender
(o)Sedge Rush-like
(o)Sedges Carex 1
(o)Sedges Carex 2
(o)Sedges Carex 3
(o)Sedges Carex 4
(o)Spindle-Tree
(o)Spurge
(o)Stonecrop
(o)Sundew
(o)Tamarisk
Tassel Pondweed
(o)Teasel
(o)Thyme 1
(o)Thyme 2
(o)Umbellifer 1
(o)Umbellifer 2
(o)Valerian
(o)Verbena
(o)Violet
(o)Water Fern
(o)Waterlily
(o)Water Milfoil
(o)Water Plantain
(o)Water Starwort
Waterwort
(o)Willow
(o)Willow-Herb
(o)Wintergreen
(o)Wood-Sorrel
(o)Yam
(o)Yew

 

 

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Common Name

Botanical Name

Habitat - Marshes, Fens, Bogs

Marshes - "A marsh is a wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species. Marshes can often be found at the edges of lakes and streams, where they form a transition between the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. They are often dominated by grasses, rushes or reeds. If woody plants are present they tend to be low-growing shrubs. This form of vegetation is what differentiates marshes from other types of wetland such as swamps, which are dominated by trees, and mires, which are wetlands that have accumulated deposits of acidic peat." from Wikipedia with a good diagram showing plants in and outside a marsh in shallow water on a lakeshore.

"Flushes are marshy springs on slopes." from Wikipedia.

Common Fleabane

 

 

Lady's Smock
(Bread-and-milk)

Lady's Smock is
Cardamine
pratensis
fladysflotsmock1
Crucifer family

 

Lesser Spearwort

Lesser Spearwort is
Ranunculus flammula
flessercolflospearwort

Buttercup Family

Visited by various flies and small bees.

A perennial herb of wet habitats, particularly those with seasonal water level fluctuations. It is found in springs and flushes, around ponds, on lake shores, streamsides, in dune-slacks, marshes, water-meadows, flood pastures, bogs and in ditches and track ruts. It usually grows in oligotrophic or mesotrophic water over neutral to acid substrates.

In ditches, marshes, and alongside ponds and lakes.

Marsh Lousewort

 

 

Marsh Marigold
(Mary-gold, Mary's-gold, Mary-bud, Kingcup, May Blobs)

Marsh Marigold
(Mary-gold, Mary's-gold, Mary-bud, Kingcup, May Blobs) is
Caltha palustris
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Buttercup Family

Visited by a great variety of insects for pollen and nectar.

A perennial herb of various wet habitats, usually neutral to base-rich rather than very acidic, including Alnus carr, the edges of rivers, streams, canals, lakes and ponds, ditches and winter-wet meadows and pastures.

In marshes, fens, ditches and wet woods, becoming most luxuriant in part shade; rare on very base-poor peat.

Marsh Violet

Marsh Violet is
Viola palustris
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Violet family

 

Meadowsweet

 

 

Ragged Robin

Ragged Robin is
Lychnis flos-cuculi
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Pink family

 

Southern Marsh Orchid

 

 

Water Avens

 

 

Yellow Iris

 

 

Adderstongue Spearwort

Adderstongue Spearwort is
Ranunculus ophioglossifolius
adderstonguecflospearwortwikimediacommons
Ranunculus ophioglossifolius close up, Sierra Madrona, Spain. By Javier martin, via Wikimedia Commons

Buttercup family

Inhabits semi-permanent marshes and ponds which dry out in summer, and prospers at pond-edges where livestock have trampled the ground.

An annual found in a highly specialised marshy habitat. It requires winter inundation, bare, wet mud for seedling establishment, reduced summer water levels and low competition. The substrate at the two extant sites is base-rich Lias clay, with most water input from rain.

Celery-leaved Buttercup , Celery-leaved Crowfoot

Celery-leaved Buttercup is
Ranunculus sceleratus
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Buttercup family

Most Poisonous member of genus Ranunculus. The first symptoms of poisoning are digestive troubles; when the poison has entered the system it causes dizziness and convulsions and large doses can lead to arrested breathing and circulation. Buttercups taste bad to humans and cattle alike, so celery-leaved crowfoot can usually grow in peace.

An annual of shallow water or wet, disturbed, nutrient-rich mud, especially at the edges of ponds, ditches, streams or rivers which are poached by drinking livestock. It is salt-tolerant and frequent on grazed estuarine marshes. Its seeds are long-lived and plants can re-appear following disturbance after many years of absence.

Greater Spearwort

Greater Spearwort is
Ranunculus lingua
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Buttercup Family

Visited by various flies.

A stoloniferous perennial herb which grows in fens and marshes, on ditch, canal and pond edges, around reservoirs and in flooded gravel-pits and quarries. It is normally found in base-rich, still or slowly flowing water.

Saint Martin's Buttercup

Saint Martin's Buttercup is Ranunculus marginatus, Ranunculus scandicinus
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Ranunculus marginatus. By Eitan f, via Wikimedia Commons

Buttercup family

A small annual, found as a naturalised weed of bulb-fields in the Isles of Scilly, and as a rare grain, bird-seed and wild-flower mixture alien elsewhere.

Roadsides. Mediterr-anean woodlands and shrublands. Stream banks, ditches, marshes and other moist, shady places.

Water Crowfoot , (Common Water-crowfoot)

Water Crowfoot , (Common Water-crowfoot) is
Ranunculus aquatilis
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Buttercup family

Visited by various flies and bees.

This is an annual or short-lived perennial which grows in shallow water in marshes, ponds and ditches, and at the edge of slow-flowing streams and sheltered lakes. It occurs chiefly in water which is eutrophic and at least mildly base-rich, and is favoured by a degree of disturbance.

In and by fresh and brackish water.

Least Yellow
Water-Lily, Least Water-lily, Small yellow pond-lily

Least Yellow
Water-Lily, Least Water-lily, Small yellow pond-lily is Nuphar pumila
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Nuphar pumila

日本語: ネムロコウホネ

Place:Botanical Gardens Faculty of Science Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan. By I, KENPEI, via Wikimedia Commons

Water-Lily family

Pollinated by flies.

Yellow water-lilies are poisonous, perennial and strong-rooted water plants.

It grows in oligotrophic or mesotrophic water in lakes, sheltered bays, ditches and pools in marshes and bogs. It persists in one eutrophic lake in Shropshire.

Excellent surface cover. Suitable for ponds and lakes and slow flowing rivers in partial shade.

Spineless Hornwort (Soft Hornwort)

Spineless Hornwort (Soft Hornwort) is
Ceratophyllum submersum
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Zartes Horblatt Ceratophyllum submersum (Winterform). By Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh, via Wikimedia Commons.

Hornwort family

This aquatic grows in eutrophic or slightly brackish water in shallow, sheltered lakes, ponds and ditches. It is particularly frequent in coastal grazing marshes. Like C. demersum, reproduction is mostly by vegetative fragmentation and it can occur in dense masses, even in shaded ponds.

Used as an aquarium plant when it may be known as tropical or spineless hornwort and for its high oxygen production.

It promotes its own growth by the release of chemicals that can suppress growth of other water plants, including algae, which would otherwise cloud water and intercept sunlight. Due to its rapid growth it can be good to rid algae in a new aquarium setup as it will out compete for nutrients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fens - "Fens are peat-forming, groundwater fed wetlands. Fens differ from bogs in that they are less acidic, have higher nutrient levels and can support a more diverse plant and animal community. They often are covered by grasses, sedges, rushes and wildflowers. Fens provide important benefits that include preventing or reducing the risk of floods and improving water quality. Plants like the showy 'Lady's Slipper' Orchid thrive in fens." from Wikipedia - the diagram on that page is very useful.
 

Columbine

Columbine is
aquilegia vulgaris
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Buttercup family

Native populations of this perennial are found on calcareous soil over limestone rocks in England and Wales. It typically grows in woodland glades and open scrub, by woodland rides and streamsides, in damp grassland and fen, and on scree slopes. Garden escapes can be naturalised in quarries, on roadsides, railway banks and old walls.

Visited by long-tongued humble-bees for pollen and nectar. A local plant of woods and wet places on calcareous soil or fen peat.

Common Comfrey

 

 

Early Marsh Orchid

 

 

Fen Orchid

 

 

Fen Violet

 

 

Globe Flower

Globe Flower is
Trollius europaeus
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Buttercup Family

Visited by various small insects.

Poisonous.

A perennial herb of cool, damp habitats, including hay meadows, stream and river banks, lake margins, open woodland and rock ledges. It prefers basic soils, and is often associated with limestone. It is sensitive to grazing, but can persist as small, non-flowering plants in the uplands.
Wet pastures, fens, scrub and woods.

Grass of Parnassus

 

 

Marsh Cinquefoil

 

 

Marsh Helleborine

 

 

Marsh Pea

 

 

Milk Parsley

 

 

Yellow Meadow-rue and
Common Meadow-rue

Yellow Meadow-rue and
Common Meadow-rue is
Thalictrum flavum
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Flowers at Århus Botanical garden, Jutland. By Sten Porse, via Wikimedia Commons

Buttercup family

A rhizomatous perennial of fens, ditches and streamsides, and tall vegetation in wet meadows, always found where the substrate or water is base-rich. It is also recorded from open fen carr.

The plant is a good nectar source for bees and flies.

Greater Spearwort

Greater Spearwort is
Ranunculus lingua
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Buttercup Family

Visited by various flies.

A stoloniferous perennial herb which grows in fens and marshes, on ditch, canal and pond edges, around reservoirs and in flooded gravel-pits and quarries. It is normally found in base-rich, still or slowly flowing water.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bogs - "A bog is a mire that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss. It is one of the four main types of wetlands. Other names for bogs include mire, quagmire, and muskeg; alkaline mires are called fens. They are frequently covered in ericaceous shrubs rooted in the sphagnum moss and peat. The gradual accumulation of decayed plant material in a bog functions as a carbon sink. Bogs occur where the water at the ground surface is acidic and low in nutrients. In some cases, the water is derived entirely from precipitation, in which case they are termed ombrotrophic (rain-fed)." from Wikipedia.

Bog Asphodel

 

 

Bog Myrtle

 

 

Bog Orchid

 

 

Bog Pimpernel

Bog Pimpernel is
Anagallis tenella
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Primrose family

 

Bog Rosemary

 

 

Cranberry

 

 

Round-leaved Sundews

 

 

Least Yellow
Water-Lily, Least Water-lily, Small yellow pond-lily

Least Yellow
Water-Lily, Least Water-lily, Small yellow pond-lily is Nuphar pumila
leastcfloyellowwaterlilywikimediacommons1a
Nuphar pumila

日本語: ネムロコウホネ

Place:Botanical Gardens Faculty of Science Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan. By I, KENPEI, via Wikimedia Commons

Water-Lily family

Pollinated by flies.

Yellow water-lilies are poisonous, perennial and strong-rooted water plants.

It grows in oligotrophic or mesotrophic water in lakes, sheltered bays, ditches and pools in marshes and bogs. It persists in one eutrophic lake in Shropshire.

Excellent surface cover. Suitable for ponds and lakes and slow flowing rivers in partial shade.

White Water-lily

White Water-lily is
Nymphaea alba
(Nymphaea odorata)
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Water-Lily family

Visited by few insects and probably self-pollinated.

It grows in lakes, ponds, the backwaters of rivers or large ditches, and occasionally in mires. It tolerates a wide range of water chemistry but lacks submerged leaves and is therefore vulnerable to disturbance by boats.

Plant Nymphaea Alba with up to 90cm of water over the top of the basket in a still, sunny position.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(the families within "The Pocket Guide to Wild Flowers" by David McClintock & R.S.R. Fitter, Published in 1956 are not in Common Name alphabetical order and neither are the common names of the plants detailed within each family. These families within that book will have their details described as shown in the next column starting from page 1 in February 2017 until all the families have been completed on page 307.

This may take a few months of my time before I get to the Adder's Tongue Family on page 307.

The information in the above book is back-referenced to the respective page in "Flora of the British Isles" by A.R. Clapham of University of Sheffield,
T.G. Tutin of University College, Leicester and
E.F. Warburg of University of Oxford printed by Cambridge at the University Press in 1952 for each plant in all the families)

followed by

No. of Plants of that Family

that have a row with their details in their flower colour in this central data table;

and then

the relevant entries in the Habitat Index Pages and other charact-eristics in other Index Pages in the Page Menu / Index Table on the right
(with over-flow in another table below the flower colour in the central data table and then onto
contin-uation pages)

within this gallery

Adder's Tongue

Amaranth

Arrow-Grass

Arum

Balsam

Bamboo

Barberry 2

Bedstraw

Beech

Bellflower

Bindweed

Birch

Birds-Nest

Birthwort

Bogbean

Bog Myrtle

Borage

Box

Broomrape

Buckthorn

Buddleia

Bur-reed

Buttercup 45

Butterwort

Cornel (Dogwood)

Crowberry

Crucifer (Cabbage/Mustard) 1

Crucifer (Cabbage/Mustard) 2

Cypress

Daffodil

Daisy

Daisy Cudweeds

Daisy Chamomiles

Daisy Thistle

Daisy Catsears

Daisy Hawkweeds

Daisy Hawksbeards

Daphne

Diapensia

Dock Bistorts

Dock Sorrels

Clubmoss

Duckweed

Eel-Grass

Elm

Filmy Fern

Horsetail

Polypody

Quillwort

Royal Fern

Figwort - Mulleins

Figwort - Speedwells

Flax

Flowering-Rush

Frog-bit

Fumitory 3

Gentian

Geranium

Glassworts

Gooseberry

Goosefoot

Grass 1

Grass 2

Grass 3

Grass Soft Bromes 1

Grass Soft Bromes 2

Grass Soft Bromes 3

Hazel

Heath

Hemp

Herb-Paris

Holly

Honeysuckle

Horned-Pondweed

Hornwort 2

Iris

Ivy

Jacobs Ladder

Lily

Lily Garlic

Lime

Lobelia

Loosestrife

Mallow

Maple

Mares-tail

Marsh Pennywort

Melon (Gourd/Cucumber)

Mesem-bryanthemum

Mignonette

Milkwort

Mistletoe

Moschatel

Naiad

Nettle

Nightshade

Oleaster

Olive

Orchid 1

Orchid 2

Orchid 3

Orchid 4

Parnassus-Grass

Peaflower

Peaflower Clover 1

Peaflower Clover 2

Peaflower Clover 3

Peaflower Vetches/Peas

Peony 1

Periwinkle

Pillwort

Pine

Pink 1

Pink 2

Pipewort

Pitcher-Plant

Plantain

Pondweed

Poppy 9

Primrose

Purslane

Rannock Rush

Reedmace

Rockrose

Rose 1

Rose 2

Rose 3

Rose 4

Rush

Rush Woodrushes

Saint Johns Wort

Saltmarsh Grasses

Sandalwood

Saxifrage

Seaheath

Sea Lavender

Sedge Rush-like

Sedges Carex 1

Sedges Carex 2

Sedges Carex 3

Sedges Carex 4

Spindle-Tree

Spurge

Stonecrop

Sundew

Tamarisk

Tassel Pondweed

Teasel

Thyme 1

Thyme 2

Umbellifer 1

Umbellifer 2

Valerian

Verbena

Violet

Water Fern

Waterlily 3

Water Milfoil

Water Plantain

Water Starwort

Waterwort

Willow

Willow-Herb

Wintergreen

Wood-Sorrel

Yam

Yew

Total 65

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