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Bog Stitchwort - Stellaria alsine


Lesser Stitchwort - Stellaria graminea

A much finer flower than its relative, Greater Stitchwort. It also flowers later and can be seen in early autumn.


Greater Stitchwort - Stellaria holostea

First the green shoots appear then areas of the reserve are covered in the white flowers of Greater Stitchwort.


Common Chickweed - Stellaria media


Marsh Stitchwort - Stellaria palustris


Devil's-bit Scabious - Succisa pratensis

You can see this flower in the grassy areas around the reserve. Many insects visit the flower, bees for nectar and insects waiting for other insects!


Dandelion - Taraxacum agg

Dandelions flower early providing nectar for many insects. There bright yellow flowers edge many paths .


Dandelion - Taraxacum euryphyllum


Dandelion - Taraxacum hamatum


Dandelion - Taraxacum maculosum


Dandelion - Taraxacum nordstedtii


Yew - Taxus baccata


Woodsage - Teucrium scorodonia


Common Tamarisk-moss - Thuidium tamariscinum


Upright Hedge-parsley - Torilis japonica


Tortula muralis


Goat's-beard - Tragopogon pratensis

Also known as Jack-go-to-bed at noon.


Lesser Yellow Trefoil - Trifolium dubium


Crimson Clover - Trifolium incarnatum subsp incarnatum


Zigzag Clover - Trifolium medium

This beautiful clover flowers from May to September providing food for many insects.


Red Clover - Trifolium pratense


White Clover - Trifolium repens

This plant can be poisonous to animals but the unpleasant taste deters them. However it is a valuable source of nectar for bees once the Dandelion and Sycamore flowers have finished flowering.


Marsh Arrowgrass - Triglochin palustre

First found on the fen then also on wetland. It is a difficult flower to find and has not been recorded for some time.


Scentless Mayweed - Tripleurospermum inodorum


Yellow Oat-grass - Trisetum flavescens


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