Flowering Plants

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Abies alba

Field Maple - Acer campestre

Norway Maple - Acer platanoides

Sycamore - Acer pseudoplatanus

The shady Sycamore walk of summer turns to a blaze of colour in the autumn.

Yarrow - Achillea millefolium

Sneezewort - Achillea ptarmica

Sneezewort can be seen around the reserve through July and August.

Fool's Parsley - Aethusa cynapium

First recorded on a survey in July and August 2015

Agrimony - Agrimonia eupatoria

Bugle - Ajuga reptans

Bugle was one of the many plants that medieval herbalists regarded as a cure-all. Apparently it cured wounds and stabs, ulcers and broken bones.

Hairless Lady's Mantle - Alchemilla glabra

Narrow-leaved Water-plantain - Alisma lanceolatum

Water-plantain - Alisma plantago-aquatica

Garlic Mustard - Alliaria petiolata

It is also known as Jack-by-the hedge. This flower is not often seen on the reserve.

Ramsons - Allium ursinum

Ramsons or Wild Garlic show their white heads through the Bluebells in the late spring.

Alder - Alnus glutinosa

Grey Alder - Alnus incana

Scarlet Pimpernel - Anagallis arvensis

Wood Anemone - Anemone nemorosa

These flowers can be seen in spring.

Wild Angelica - Angelica sylvestris

Yellow Camomile - Anthemis tinctoria

Cow Parsley - Anthriscus sylvestris

This is not a common plant on the reserve. It can be found by the easy access hide.

Fool's Water Cress - Apium nodiflorum

Columbine - Aquilegia vulgaris

Lesser Burdock - Arctium minus

These large plants, which can grow up to 3 metres high, can be found along Risedale Beck. The purple flowers can be seen from July.

Arum italicum

This plant was found growing in a large patch on the bankside of Risedale Beck.

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