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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
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.