Welcome To Our Wild Plants & Flowers

Allium ursinum
Allium ursinum known as ramsons, buckrams, wild garlic, broad-leaved garlic, wood garlic, bear leek, or bear's garlic – is a wild relative of chives. Thanks to Josie Leibrick Harrop for the photo.

dandelion is a flower. Its scientific name is Taraxacum, a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Taken from my garden.

Stellaria holostea
Stellaria holostea, the addersmeat or greater stitchwort, is a perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the carnation family Caryophyllaceae. Thanks to Julie L Williams for this photo taken at Reddish Vale.

Wood Avens
Geum urbanum, also known as wood avens, herb Bennet, colewort and St. Benedict's herb, is a perennial plant in the rose family (Rosaceae), which grows in shady places (such as woodland edges and near hedgerows) However this was taken in my garden.

Primula veris (cowslip, common cowslip, cowslip primrose) is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the primrose family Primulaceae. Thanks to Edward Ball for this sample taken at Mersey Vale Nature Park.

Veronica is the largest genus in the flowering plant family Plantaginaceae, with about 500 species. Common names include speedwell, bird's eye, and gypsyweed. Thanks to John Anthony Mulvey for this lovely sample.

Pilosella aurantiaca
(fox-and-cubs, orange hawkweed, tawny hawkweed, devil's paintbrush, grim-the-collier) is a perennial flowering plant in the daisy family Asteraceae. Thanks to Janet Whitehead for this lovely specimen.

Comfrey is a common name for plants in the genus Symphytum. Comfrey species are important herbs in organic gardening. It is used as a fertilizer and as an herbal medicine. Credit to Sheila Gibbons for sharing this, grown at her allotment.