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Plants are essential to everyone's lives. Welcome to Plantlife.

Plant & fungi species

Exquisite, wildly varied and often surprising, plants and fungi are the essential fabric of our countryside upon which all other wildlife depends.

Have a browse through the list below to find out more about our wild plants and fungi. Please be aware that this is a work in progress and currently contains only a small selection of our full floral heritage. Over time we aim to keep adding to it until we build a complete database.

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    Adder’s-tongue spearwort

    A pretty plant with small, bright yellow buttercup-like flowers. The leaves ...

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    Agrimony

    Spiky and yellow, this plant grows in single stems to 60cm in size. The ...

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    Alexanders

    A large plant that grows up to 1.5 metres tall and has a thick main stem ...

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    Alpine bearberry

    Also known as mountain bearberry or black bearberry, this dwarf shrub is the ...

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    Alpine blue-sow-thistle

    A handsome plant with tall rough stems and heads of large blue ...

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    Alpine catchfly

    A small but hardy plant that produces tufty pink flowers in spring. Its ...

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    Alpine forget-me-not

    An upland relative of the true forget-me-not. Its sky-blue flowers are ...

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    Alpine gentian

    This sweet 'gentian of the snows' is among the botanical gems of Ben Lawers, ...

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    Alpine lady's-mantle

    A sprawling plant that thrives on acid rocks of NW England and ...

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    American skunk-cabbage

    A non-native invasive plant.This plant is very commonly grown in bog gardens ...

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    Annual knawel

    A small rather easily overlooked plant with inconspicuous tiny green ...

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    Artist’s bracket

    This bracket fungus is often found near the base of or on the stumps of old ...

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    Atlantic lejeanea

    A tiny, leafy liverwort.DistributionIt is very restricted in distribution, ...

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    Autumn crocus

    A small flowering plant that turns a vivid purple in autumn. Autumn crocus ...