Ivydene Gardens Blue Wildflowers Note Gallery:
White Flowers with Plant Index from A-D with
Saltmarshes Index and
Shingle Beaches, Rocks and Cliff Tops Index

 

See in which Ground Condition and Ground Moisture these plants on this page are in the
Wild Flowers on Marine Soil in Habitat Table Page .

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

Click on thumbnail to change this comparison page to the Plant Description Page of the plant named in the Text box below the photo.
Click on first Underlined Text in Text Box below Thumbnail to transfer to its Family page.

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frivercolflocrowfoot

fthreadcolfloleavedcrowfoot

fvariouscolfloleavedcrowfoot

fwatercolflocrowfoot

fwoodcolfloanemone

falpineflotrockcress

fbristolflot1rockcress

BUTTER-CUP
Ivy-leaved Crowfoot CATTLE-POACHED EDGES OF PONDS, DITCHES AND STREAMS

Mar-Aug

BUTTER-CUP
River Water-Crowfoot RAPIDLY FLOWING RIVERS WITH CHALK, LIME-STONE SUB-STRATE

Mar-Aug

BUTTER-CUP Thread-leaved Water-Crowfoot IN DUNE-SLACKS, AND SHAL-LOW PONDS AND DRAIN-AGE DITCHES
Mar-Aug

BUTTER-CUP Various-leaved Water-Crowfoot STREAMS
, PONDS AND DUNE-SLACKS. STARTS IN CHALK RIVER

Mar-Aug

BUTTER-CUP
Water Crowfoot IN SHAL-LOW WATER IN MARSHES PONDS AND DITCHES

Mar-Aug

BUTTER-CUP
Wood Anemone WOOD-LAND, STREAM-SIDES, HEDGE BANKS, SCREE, OPEN MOOR-LAND

Mar-May

CRUCIF-ER
Alpine Rock-cress
ON ROCKS, WALLS AND CLIFFS

May-Jun

CRUCIF-ER
Bristol Rock-cress SHAL-LOW SOIL ON CARBON-IFEROUS LIME-STONE IN THE AVON GORGE AT BRISTOL

Mar-May

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fcommonflotpennycress

fcommonflotpepperwort

fcommonflotscurvygrass

fcommonflotwartgrass

fcommonflotwhitlowgrass

fcotswoldflotpennycress

fearlyflotscurvygrass

CRUCIF-ER Sheph-herd's Purse (rubella) WEED IN GARDENS AND CULT-IVATED FIELDS WITH BROAD-LEAVED CROPS

Jan-Dec

CRUCIF-ER Common Penny-cress WEED IN GARDENS AND CULT-IVATED FIELDS WITH BROAD-LEAVED CROPS. USED IN SAND-WICH SPREAD

May - onwards

CRUCIF-ER Common Pepper-wort
ON SANDY OR GRAVE-LLY SOILS FOR OPEN GRASS-LAND, ARABLE FIELDS, WALLS AND GARD-ENS

May-Aug

CRUCIF-ER Common Scurvy-grass MOIST, OPEN, COASTAL AND ON HEDGE BANKS

Apr-Aug

CRUCIF-ER Common Wart Cress DRY OR WINTER-WET FARM-YARDS, PATHS, GATE-WAYS

May - onwards

CRUCIF-ER Common Whitlow-grass LIME-STONE CLIFFS, SAND DUNES, SANDY BANKS, COASTAL AND RIPARIAN SHINGLE, WALLS

Mar-Jun

CRUCIF-ER Cotswold Penny-cress SCREES, STONY BANKS, OPEN PAST-URES, OLD QUAR-RIES

Apr-May

CRUCIF-ER
Early Scurvy-grass CLIFF-TOPS, SAND DUNES, SEA-WALLS, RAILWAY BALLAST

Feb-Sep

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fgardenflotcress

fgardenflotradish

fhairyflotbittercress

fhairyflotrockcress

fhoaryflot1cress

fhutchinsiaflotalpina

fladysflotsmock

CRUCIF-ER Garden Arabis
ON ROCKS, WALLS AND CLIFFS

Apr-May

CRUCIF-ER Garden Cress ANNUAL OF WASTE-LAND FROM BIRD-SEED. ADD TO SAND-WICHES AND SALADS

Jun-Aug

CRUCIF-ER Garden Radish GARDEN ESCAPE OR FROM BIRD-SEED ON TIPS AND WASTE PLACES

May - onwards

CRUCIF-ER
Hairy Bitter-cress
ON ROCK OUT-CROPS, BY STREAMS AND IN WOODS

Mar - onwards

CRUCIF-ER
Hairy Rock-cress
DRY, SUNNY, IN GRASS-LAND ON CHALK, ON SAND DUNES, ON BRIDGES AND WALLS

May-Aug

CRUCIF-ER
Hoary Cress
ON CLINKER BALLAST OF RAIL-WAYS, SAND DUNES AND UPPER-MOST ZONE OF SALT-MARSHES

May-Jul

CRUCIF-ER Hutchin-sia alpina ON LIME-STONE ROCK, WALLS AND SAND-DUNES. IS GROWN IN GARDENS

Mar-May

CRUCIF-ER
Lady's Smock WET SOILS IN WOODS, WET MEAD-OWS, FENS AND FLUSHES. PERSISTS IN GARDEN LAWNS

Apr-Jun

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cfoolsfloparsley

fwhitecolflorampingfumitory

fcoralrootflot

fdamesflotviolet

fgarlicflotmustard

fgarlicflotpennycress

fhorseflotradish

WATER PLANT-AIN Arrow-head
IN SHAL-LOW, STILL OR SLOWLY FLOW-ING CHALKY WATER

Jul-Aug

UMBELL-IFER
Fool's Parsley ANNUAL OF HEDGE BANKS, WASTE PLACES, ARABLE FIELDS

Jun - onwards

FUMIT-ORY White Ramping Fumitory
WASTE-LAND, HEDGE-BANKS

May-Sep

CRUCIF-ER
Coral-root Bitter-cress
DRY WOOD-LAND SLOPES OVER CHALK, DAMP WOOD-LANDS OVER CLAY

May

CRUCIF-ER Dame's Violet SHADED MOIST AREAS IN HEDGE-ROWS AND WOOD BORD-ERS, ON RIVER-BANKS

May-Aug

CRUCIF-ER
Garlic Mustard WOOD-LAND EDGES AND CLEAR-INGS, SHADED HEDGE BANKS, RIVER-BANKS, BASE OF WALLS

Apr-Jun

CRUCIF-ER
Garlic Penny-cres
s WEED OF ARABLE FIELDS AND FIELD MARGINS

Apr-Jun

CRUCIF-ER Horse-radish GARDEN ESCAPE TO ROAD-SIDES, RAIL-WAYS, SANDY SEA-SHORES AND RIVER-BANKS. ROOT USED IN HORSE-RADISH SAUCE

May-Aug

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phemlockflowaterdropwort1a

flargeflotbittercress

ftowerflotmustard

 

 

 

 

UMBELL-IFER
Ground Elder HEDGE-ROWS, ROAD VERGES, CHURCH-YARDS, NEGLE-CTED GARDEN

Jun-Aug

UMBELL-IFER
Hemlock Water Dropwort BANKS OF RIVERS, CANALS AND PONDS. SEA-CLIFFS

Jun-Aug

CRUCIF-ER
Large Bitter-cress STREAM-SIDES, MARSH, WET MEADOW WET WOOD-LAND

May-Jun

CRUCIF-ER
Tower Mustard GRASSY PLACES ON FREE-DRAIN-ING SANDY SOILS OVER CHALK AND LIME-STONE

May-Jul

 

 

 

 

cbladderflocampion

clesserflo1stitchwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

PINK Bladder Campion ROAD-SIDE VERGE, QUARRY, GRAVEL-PIT, RAIL-WAY BANKS, WALLS

Jun-Aug

PINK Lesser Stitch-wort WOOD-LAND CLEAR-ING, HAY MEADOW GRASS-HEATH, HEDGE BANKS

Jun-Aug

 

 

 

 

 

 

cnottinghamflo1catchfly

craggedflo2robin

 

 

 

 

 

 

PINK Notting-ham Catchfly GRASSY CLIFFS, SAND DUNES AND SHINGLE

May-Jul

PINK Ragged Robin MARSH AND WOODS

May-Jul

 

 

 

 

 

 

chemlockflo

cgiantflo1hogweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

UMBELL-IFER
Hemlock DAMP DITCH AND RIVER BANK, DRIER ROUGH GRASS-LAND, ROAD-SIDE

Jun-Jul

UMBELL-IFER
Giant Hogweed DER-ELICT GARDEN, ROAD-SIDE, BY STREAM AND RIVERS

Jun-Jul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 White 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

White Flowers A-D

Achillea nobilis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aconite-leaved Buttercup

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allseed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Bastard-toadflax

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Bistort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Bittercress

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Butterwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Enchanter's Nightshade

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Knotgrass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Moon-daisy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Mouse-ear

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Pasque Flower

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Pearlwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Pennycress

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Rock-cress ,
(Mountain Rock Cress)
is Arabis alpina
falpineflotrockcress1

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alpine Sandwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angular Solomon's Seal is
Polygonatum odoratum
angularcflossolomonssealwikimediacommons1

Lily family
 

Jun-Jul

Greenish-white tubular flowers with green tips

A rhizomatous, perennial herb of ancient Fraxinus woods, often growing in crevices and on outcrops of limestone.

Over 6 Petals

Green

33 x 12
(82.5 x 30)
Lily Family.

Poly-gonatum odoratum

Anise

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Androsace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Gypsophila

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Pearlwort is
Sagina apetala
cannualflopearlwort

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Rockcress

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anthericum ramosum

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Speedwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arabis pauciflora

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arabis planisiliqua

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arctic Mouse-ear

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arctic Sandwort, Scottish Sandwort is
Arenaria norvegica
cscottishflo1sandwort

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arctic Saxifrage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arenaria

 

 

 

 

 

 

Argentine Pepperwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arrow-head is
Sagittaria sagittifolia
farrowflothead1

Water plantain family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asphodel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aster x versicolor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Astrantia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Athamanta

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aubretia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn Lady's Tresses

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awlwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bald White Whitlow Grass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balearic Sandwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baneberry or Herb Christopher is
Actaea spicata
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Barba di capra - Val Piana, Limana. By Enrico Blasutto, via Wikimedia Commons.

Buttercup family

May-June

A perennial herb of shaded sites on limestone. Its habitats differ superficially, being found in the grikes of limestone pavement, on rock ledges, and in deciduous woodland, but all have the same characteristics of shade, low competition and a cool, protected root run.

4-6 Petals

Green

12-36 x
(30-90 x

Pollinated by insects. Used in woodland gardens.
Actaea
spicata

Barren Strawberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bastard Balm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bastard-toadflax

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bavarian Bastard-toadflax

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bearberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berry Catchfly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biennial Saxifrage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackberry or Bramble

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Bindweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Nightshade

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bladder Campion is
Silene vulgaris
cbladderflocampion1

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bladderseed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blinks is
Montia fontana
cblinksflo1

Purslane family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bluebell is
Hyacinthoides

non-scripta
bluebellcflobritishflora1
Lily family
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bogbean

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bog Stichwort is
Stellaria alsine
cbogflostitchwort

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brackish Water Crowfoot

 

 

 

 

 

 

Braya

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bristol Rock-cress is
Arabis stricta
fbristolflot1rockcress1

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broad-leaved Arrowhead

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broad-leaved Cudweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broad-leaved Sermountain

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brookweed is
Samolus valerandii
cbrookweedflo1

Primrose family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buckwheat

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bur Chervil is
Anthriscus caucalis
cburflochervil

Umbellifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burnet Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burnet Saxifrage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burnt-tip Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Butcher's Broom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cambridge Milk-parsley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Arrowhead

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Fleabane

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Pondweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cape Gooseberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cape Pondweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caraway

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardamine heptaphylla

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardamine matthiola

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardamine parviflora

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardamine pentaphyllos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardamine resedifolia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cassiope

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catmint

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cerastium alpinum subsp lanatum

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cerastium dubium

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chaerophyllum bulbosum

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chaffweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Polygala calcarea is
Chalk Milkwort

chalkflotgentianmilkwort1a

chalkflot1gentianmilkwort1

Milkwort family
chalkflotpinkmilkwort1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chamomile

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chickweed Wintergreen is
Trientalis europaea
cchickweedflo1wintergreen

Primrose family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cleavers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cloudberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cochlearia aesturia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cochlearia fenestrata

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cochlearia grounlandica

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Chickweed is
Stellaria media
ccommonflochickweed

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Comfrey

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Eyebright

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Gromwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Marsh Bedstraw

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Milkwort is
Polygala vulgaris
centaurea montana flower

Milkwort family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Mouse-ear is Cerastium holosteides
ccommoncflomouseear

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Pennycress is Thlaspi arvense
fcommonflotpennycress1

(Field Pennycress, Acker-Hellerkraut,
Fan WEED,
French Weed,
Hsi ming,
Krodde,
Mithridate Mustard, Pennycress,
Stink Weed, Tambouret des champs)

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Pepperwort is Lepidium campestre
fcommonflotpepperwort1

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Pink

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Scurvy-grass is
Cochlearia officinalis
fcommonflotscurvygrass1

(Cochleaire,
Coclearia,
Cranson,
Cranson officinal, Cucharita,
Herbe aux cuillere, Kasikotu,
Loffelkraut,
Scurvy Grass, Spoonwort)

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Wart Cress is Coronopus squamatus
fcommonflotwartgrass1
(Swinecress)

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Crowfoot , (Common Water-crowfoot) is
Ranunculus aquatilis
fwatercolflocrowfoot1

Buttercup family

March-August

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.

5 Petals

Light Green branched submerged stems and finely dissected submerged leaves

12 x 120 (30 x 300)

Visited by various flies and bees.

Ranunculus aquatilis

In and by fresh and brackish water

Common Whitlow-grass is
Erophila verna
fcommonflotwhitlowgrass1
(Drave printaniere, Fruhlings-Hunger-blumchen)

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Wintergreen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coniferous Bedstraw

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copse Bindweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coral Necklace is
Illecebrum verticillatum
ccoralflonecklace

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coralroot Bittercress is Cardamine bulbifera and Dentaria bulbifera
coralrootbittercresscflot2a

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coriander is
Coriandrum sativum
ccorianderflo

Umbellifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corky-fruited Water-dropwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corn Chamomile

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corn Gromwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cornish Fumitory

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cornish Heath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cornish Moneywort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corn Mignonette is
Reseda phyteuma
fcornflotmignonette

Mignonette family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corn Parsley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corn Spurrey is
Spergula arvensis
ccornflospurrey

Pink family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cotswold Penny-
cress
is Thlaspi perfoliatum
fcotswoldflotpennycress1

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cowbane

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cowberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cow Parsley , Wild Chervil is
Anthriscus sylvestris and Chaerophyllum sylvestre
ccowfloparsley

Umbellifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creeping Lady's Tresses

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creeping Marshwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuckoo Flower or Lady's Smock is
Cardamine
pratensis
fladysflotsmock1a
Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curved Sandwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cut-leaved Self-heal

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daisy
Bellis perennis
daisycflobritishflora

Daisy - Cudweeds Family
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dame's Violet is
Hesperis matronalis
fdamesflotviolet1
(Arragone,
Damask Violet, Dame's Rocket, Gemeine Nachtviole, Juliana,
Julienne des dames, Matronal,
Nachtviole,
Queen's Gilliflowers, Sweet Dame's Violet, Sweet Rocket,
White Cross, Wieczornik)

Crucifer family

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danish Scurvy-grass - see Early Scurvy-Grass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deflexed Bur Forget-me-not

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dense-flowered Orchid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dewberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dianthus arenarius

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diapensia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dittander

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dog Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dorycneum

 

 

 

 

 

 

Draba nivalis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drooping Saxifrage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drooping Star of Bethlehem

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dropwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dusty Miller or Snow-in-summer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dwarf Cornel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dwarf Elder

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dwarf Milkwort

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dwarf Mouse-ear

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dyer's Woodruff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PADDY LOGIC:-

Paddy and Murphy are working on a building site. 

Paddy says to Murphy "I'm gonna have the day off, I'm gonna pretend I'm mad!" 

He climbs up the rafters , hangs upside down and shouts "I'M A LIGHTBULB! I'M A LIGHTBULB!"   Murphy watches in amazement! 

The Foreman shouts "Paddy you're mad, go home", so he leaves the site. 

Murphy starts packing his kit up to leave as well. 
"Where are you going?" asks the Foreman. 

"I can't work in the dark!" says Murphy. 
 

 

Common Name

Botanical Name

Habitat - Shingle Beaches, Rocks and Cliff Tops Index

Autumn Squill

 

 

Barberry



 

Barberry is
Berberis vulgaris
fbarberrycolflot1

Barberry family

Flies and bees.

Red berries produced in September-October, which are eaten by the birds, who also use them for nest-sites. Bright lemon-yellow flowers in May-Jun. BARBERRY Family.

Use as a deciduous shrub in hedgerows and coppices, and on banks, cliffs and waste ground in deciduous woodlands. Use as external hedge where the sharp spines on the twigs and the sharply toothed leaves act as an animal or human deterrent. Its deleterious effect on wheat crops was appreciated before it was known to be a host of the rust Puccinia graminis and consequently eradicated from many hedgerows in the 19th century.

Bird's-foot Trefoil

 

 

Biting Stonecrop

 

 

Bittersweet

 

 

English Stonecrop

 

 

Hare's-foot Clover

 

 

Hoary Stock

 

 

Hottentot Fig

 

 

Kidney Vetch

 

 

Rock Samphire

 

 

Rock Sea-Lavender

 

 

Sea Beet

 

 

Sea Campion

 

 

Sea Pea

 

 

Sea Stock

 

 

Shrubby Seablite

 

 

Spring Squill

 

 

Three-cornered Leek

 

 

Thrift

Thrift is
Armeria maritima
cthriftflobf

Sea-lavender family

 

Viper's Bugloss

 

 

Yellow Horned Poppy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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
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(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

 

 

See current Wildflower Common Name Index link Table for more wildflower of the UK common names together with their names in languages from America, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

See current Wildflower Botanical Name Index link table for wildflower of the United Kingdom (Great Britain) botanical names.

 

After clicking on the WILD FLOWER Common Name INDEX link to Wildflower Family Page; locate that Common name on that Wildflower Family Page, then

Click on Underlined Text in:-

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Botanical Name to link to Plant or Seed Supplier
Flowering Months to view photos
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Common Name

Botanical Name

Habitat - Saltmarshes Index

Annual Seablight

 

 

Bucksthorn Plantain

 

 

Dittander

 

 

English Scurvy-grass

 

 

Glasswort

 

 

Golden Samphire

 

 

Greater Sea-spurrey

 

 

Lesser Sea-spurrey

 

 

Sea Arrowgrass

 

 

Sea Aster

 

 

Sea Clover

 

 

Sea Lavender

 

 

Sea Milkwort

Sea Milkwort is
Glaux maritima
cseaflo1milkwort1

Primrose family

 

Sea Plantain

 

 

Sea Purslane

 

 

Small Red Goosefoot

 

 

Stinking Goosefoot

 

 

Wild Celery

 

 

Goldilocks
(Goldilocks Aster)

Goldilocks
(Goldilocks Aster)
Galeatella linosyris and Linosyris vulgaris ,
Chrysocoma linosyris, Crinitaria linosyris, Aster linosyris
goldilockscflo1

Daisy: Cudweeds family

Visited by small insects

A perennial herb of shallow soil in open, grassy habitats on limestone sea-cliffs and rocky slopes, cliff-top grassland and wind-pruned heath overlying limestone. It is a poor competitor, and is usually intolerant of heavy grazing, although in Pembrokeshire it is found in low-growing, sheep-grazed, cliff-top grassland and heath.

Very rare, on 5 dry limestone cliffs along the West coast of England and Wales

Lesser Meadow-rue

Lesser Meadow-rue is
Thalictrum minus
flessercolflomeadowrue

Buttercup Family

Visited by various flies and bees, but often setting little seed.

A morphologically variable, perennial herb found in calcareous or other base-rich habitats where competition is low, including fixed dunes, scrubby banks, rocky lake and river edges, limestone and serpentine cliffs, limestone grassland and pavement and montane rock ledges. It also occurs in other habitats, including churchyards, hedge banks and roadsides, as a garden escape.

3 main habitats of

  • limestone rocks and grassland
  • dunes
  • streamsides or lakeside gravel and shingle

Virgin's Bower, Fragrant Virgin's Bower

Virgin's Bower, Fragrant Virgin's Bower is
Clematis flammula
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Clematis flammula, found in Corsica. By IKAl, via Wikimedia Commons.

Buttercup family

Pollinated by bees, flies.

All parts of the plant are poisonous, the toxic principle is dissipated by heat or by drying.

This is a scrambling or weakly climbing perennial. It is occasionally found naturalised on coastal cliffs, shingle beaches and dunes, and rarely inland.

Hedges, thickets and waste places.

Plants can be grown as ground cover, planted about 48 inches (120 cms) apart and allowed to scramble over the ground. Grows well on chalk soil.

Welsh Poppy

Welsh Poppy is
Meconopsis cambrica
fwelshflotpoppy

Poppy family

A long-lived perennial herb, native in damp, rocky woodlands and on shaded cliff ledges. It is also grown in gardens and has become naturalised on hedge banks, walls, roadsides and waste ground.

Its habit has enabled it to colonise the urban environment, growing between paving slabs and at the edges of walls.

Welsh political party Plaid Cymru adopted a stylised image of M. cambrica as its party logo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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
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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

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