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Plants

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Globe Flower - Trollius europaeus

Planted on the moor


Western Hemlock-spruce - Tsuga heterophylla


Colt's-foot - Tussilago farfara

Colts-foot, so called because of the shape of its leaf. The leaves which have a white hairy underside, appear after the flowers. The flowers show themselves as early as February.


Lesser Bulrush - Typha angustifolia


Bulrush - Typha latifolia

A tall water plant that thrives in most of our ponds. The dark brown seed head stands during the winter, realeasing its seeds in spring.


Gorse - Ulex europaeus

Gorse can be invasive and has to be controlled as it prevents the ground flora from flourishing. However it is an ideal place to look for a whole variety of insects and spiders.


Wych Elm - Ulmus glabra


Elm - Ulmus sp


Ulota bruchii


Crisped Pincushion - Ulota crispa

This moss was found in the willow carr.


Ulota phyllantha


Nettle - Urtica dioica


Marsh Valerian - Valeriana dioica

One of the wetter meadows is home to Marsh Valerian. There are separate male and female flowers.


Common Cornsalad - Valerianella locusta


Wall Speedwell - Veronica arvensis


Brooklime - Veronica beccabunga


Germander Speedwell - Veronica chamaedrys


Slender Speedwell - Veronica filiformis


Wood Speedwell - Veronica montana


Heath Speedwell - Veronica officinalis


Marsh Speedwell - Veronica scutellata

Found on the wetland.


Thyme-leaved Speedwell - Veronica serpyllifolia


Wayfaring Tree - Viburnum lantana

Some of these can be found at the bottom of the middle moor path


Guelder Rose - Viburnum opulus


Tufted Vetch - Vicia cracca


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