Rock-rose Helianthemum nummularium

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A flower as yellow as sunshine which also likes warm, sunny places. Can be seen forming spectacular golden banks on some coastal cliffs in early summer.

Distribution

Widespread throughout most of the UK, although very rare in Ireland.

Habitat

Dry grassland.

Best time to see

Flowers between June and August.

Did you know...

In parts of Scotland, it was known as 'solflower', a reference to its sunny dispositon.

County flower of Berwickshire.