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Creeping flower-moss - Amblystegium serpens
Scarlet Pimpernel - Anagallis arvensis
Wild Angelica - Angelica sylvestris
Yellow Camomile - Anthemis tinctoria
Sweet Vernal-grass - Anthoxanthum odoratum
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.
False Oat-grass - Arrhenatherum elatius
This plant was found growing in a large patch on the bankside of Risedale Beck.
Lords-and-ladies - Arum maculatum
Wild Arum flowers can be seen during May in the woodlands. Unfortunately quite often they are nibbled and so do not produce the poisonous red berries in autumn.
Lady-Fern - Athyrium filix-femina
Bog Groove-moss - Aulacomnium palustre
This moss was found in flushes, fens and in woodland
Wintercress - Barbarea vulgaris
Lesser Bird's-claw Beard-moss - Barbula convoluta
Daisy - Bellis perennis
Daisy is a corruption of "day's eye" . The Daisy opens its flower as noon approaches and then closes up for the evening.
Lesser Water-parsnip - Berula erecta
Silver Birch - Betula pendula
Silver Birch grows through out the reserve and in autumn, can turn some areas yellow.
Downy Birch - Betula pubescens
Hard Fern - Blechnum spicant
This fern was originally recorded in 2003 in the coppice block. It was found in the coppice block during a ‘Worky Day’ in November 2018. Unfortunately we do not know if this is the original fern!