Wild Flowers
Addenda 2020
Post-Solstice

To see a World in a grain of sand,
And Heaven in a wild flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour

William Blake

 
Link to Trees 2009 - 2019
Adur Nature 2019
Sussex Wild Flora
Wild Flora on Chalk  on  flickr

15 October 2020

Oxford Ragwort

9 October 2020
 


Red Campion, Field Scabious,
    Bristly Ox-tongue
Knepp Estate

Other flowers: Water Mint, Viper's Bugloss, Yarrow

16 September 2020

Musk Mallow
Dolphin Road

24 July 2020
Dark Mullein (one), Red Bartsia and Water Mint were noted in flower on the parched verges of the Downs Link Path verges, between Old Shoreham to south of the Cement Works (dis). Both Wild Carrot and Hogweed were now prevalent.
Adur Umbellifers

23 July 2020

Hogweed
Tansy
Outskirts of Shoreham

22 July 2020

Greater Knapweed, Fleabane, Ploughman's Spikenard
Small Scabious
Mill Hill

Full Mill Hill Report

20 July 2020
The first Fleabane seen this year was flowering on Adur Recreation Ground near the river.

10 July 2020

Persian Clover
Trifolium resupinatum
FIrst record on the cyclepath by Ropetackle North (TQ 21024 05395)
ID credits

Adur Clovers

2 July 2020

Summer Flowers
Rosebay Willowherb, Wild Basil, Marjoram
Self-heal, Buddleia, Teasel, Lesser Burdock
Downs Link Path verges, Old Shoreham to south of the Cement Works (dis).

22 & 23 June 2020

Viper's Bugloss and Common Mallow, Pyramidal Orchids, Perforate St. John's Wort
in the vicinity of Old Shoreham Tollbridge

22 June 2020

Viper's Bugloss and Common Mallow, Wild Carrot
Hedge Bindweed
Western side of the River Adur
in the vicinity of Shoreham Airport



 

Wild Flowers Pre-Solstice 2020

Wild Flower Reports 2019 (1)



Wild Flower Reports 2016

Adur Nature Reports 2015


Wild Flowers 2008
Flora of Shoreham-by-Sea (List)

Sussex Rare Plant Register



British Wild Flowers (photographs of all)

Parts of a Flower

Pollination Power

A Layman's Guide to British Wild Flowers

Botanical Latin

Wild Flower Society

List of the vascular plants of Britain and Ireland

Alphabetical LIst of British Wild Plants

Plant Glossary

Flower Terminology

Wild Flower Key



flickr

Sussex Wild Flora

Flora & Fauna on Chalk

Flora of the British Isles: A Photographic Guide



 

Prevalence Definitions (does not apply to birds):

TBI: To be identified

NEW ACFOR SYSTEM OF ABUNDANCE OVER A SPECIFIED AREA:

SUPERABUNDANT = 10,000 +
ABUNDANT 1000- 10,000
VERY COMMON = 500-1000
COMMON 100-500
VERY FREQUENT = 50-100
FREQUENT 10 - 50
OCCASIONAL 2-10
RARE = ONLY 1  or

Scarce 4-10 per year
Very Scarce 1-3 per year
Rare   less one than every year
Very Rare   1-3 records in total since 2000


Adur
 

Alexanders
Buttercups
Campion
Childing Pink
Cichorioid Daisies
Clovers
Daisies
Dandelions
Glassworts
Hawkbits & Hawkweeds
Hogweeds
Horseshoe Vetch
Knapweeds
Mallows
Milkwort
Mistletoe
Orache
Orchids
Ox-tongues
Primula
Scabious
Stonecrops
Ragworts
Teasels
Thistles
Umbellifers
Violets



Books
 

Comparative Plant Ecology (book)
Interactive Flora of the British Isles: DVD ROM


SquinancywortLady's BedstrawVervainEyebrightWild BasilLink to the Adur Nature Notes 2009 web pagesLink to the Adur 2010 Nature Notes pagesLink to the Adur 2012 Nature Notes pages