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Procumbent Pearlwort - Sagina procumbens


Eared Willow - Salix aurita


Goat Willow - Salix caprea


Grey willow - Salix cinerea


Crack WIllow - Salix fragilis


Bay-leaved Willow - Salix pentandra


Elder - Sambucus nigra


Salad Burnet - Sanguisorba minor


Great Burnet - Sanguisorba officinalis


Sanicle - Sanicula europaea


Sickle-leaved Hook-moss - Sanionia uncinata

This was found in the willow carr.


Schistidium crassipilum


Sciuro-hypnum plumosum


Scleropodium purum


Water Figwort - Scrophularia auriculata

The square stem has wings. You can see this flower in the Scrapes during June to September.


Common Figwort - Scrophularia nodosa


Marsh Ragwort - Senecio aquaticus


Ragwort - Senecio jacobaea

The stems of this bright yellow flower are often covered by black and yellow Cinnabar moth caterpillars. They eat not only the leaves but the flowers also. many insects including moths, butterflies and bees frequent the nectar rich flowers.


Groundsel - Senecio vulgaris


Wellingtonia - Sequoiadendron giganteum


Saw-wort - Serratula tinctoria

Found in the middle of the heath in july 2011. It has spread to other parts of the heath.


Field Madder - Sherardia arvensis


Pepper-saxifrage - Silaum silaus

From June to September the yellow heads of this plant can be seen, often sporting many beetles awaiting their prey.


Red Campion - Silene dioica

There is a small clump of these flowers along Risedale Beck that flowers through summer and into autumn.


Bladder Campion - Silene vulgaris


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