Species: Plants & fungi

Wild flowers, grasses, sedges, rushes and ferns

Flora locale training and other events

Creating and managing wild flower meadows for pollinatorsWed 28 June 2017,Morpeth, Northumberland
Management of wildflower grasslandThu 20 July 2017,Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Seed collecting and use for restoration and re-introductionWed 19 July 2017,Wakehurst Place , Sussex
Seed mixes for grassland restoration and managementThu 07 September 2017,Flitcham , West Norfolk
Woodland flora identification and introductionTue 30 May 2017,Aberfeldy, Perthshire
Woodland ground flora in new and established woods Mon 22 May 2017,Otley, West Yorkshire

If you would like to suggest a new training event for this topic then please let us know.

Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website

Buying native flora Advisory Note   (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Discover wild plants Advisory Note   (Flora locale, 2009) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Darganfod planigion gwyllt taflen   (Flora locale, 2009) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Paddocks for ponies and biodiversity Advisory Note   (Flora locale, 2010) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Go native: Planting for biodiversity. Guidelines for planting projects.   (Flora locale, 2008) Booklet. Printed copies available (please email info@floralocale.)
Sowing wild flora seed Advisory Note   (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Wild plants and your village green   (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies and poster available (email info@floralocale.org).
Grazing for wild plants and biodiversity; a Flora locale advisory note   (Flora locale, 2010) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Issues of plant origin   (Sue Everett for Flora locale, 2002) Paper presented at a seminar held by the Woodland Trust.
Seeds of destruction   (John Akeroyd for Plantlife, 1994)
Buying native flora (detail)   (Flora locale, 2000, updated 2007)
Enhancement of amenity woodland field layers in Milton Keynes   (Joanna Francis) This document reports on pioneering practical research on establishing woodland ground flora into new woods.
UK National Ecosystem Assessment   A major analysis of the state of UK ecosystems, the benefits provided by the UK's natural heritage and options for the future.

If you have a suggestion for a document or guide that would be useful for this topic then please let us know.

Case Studies on Flora locale's website

Meadow linksCreating wildflower superhighways with community involvement
Hagge Wood TrustNatural capital assessment of Hagge Wood Trust
Wakefield Tree Wardens Voluntary GroupWild Flower Plug Plant Project with community involvement
Restoration of caer carreg y franRestoration of a listed monument to deciduous woodland, pasture & upland now grazed by native welsh mountain ponies.
Hartslock Nature ReserveChalk downland nature reserve managed for invertebrates and plants
Islington Ecology Centre and Gillespie Park LNRUrban park with wetland, deciduous and evergreen mixed woodland, hedgerows and summer meadows
Black Bank meadow creation, NorthumberlandFlower-rich grassland creation
Peak District Vision for Wildlife Tree, heather & meadow seed collection
Bog rosemary restoration, Lenzie Moss, East DumbartonshireRestoration of lowland raised bog and bog rosemary

If you are aware of a project that would be a good Case Study for this topic then please let us know.

List of plant communities in the British National Vegetation Classification (Wikipedia)
Identification guides
Find a wild flower (BSBI)
Bioimages Virtual Field Guide (Malcolm Storey)
British wild flowers (photo guide by colour)
BSBI Identification Resources
Identify Flora of the Cumbrian Fells
Wild flowers of Ireland (Zoe Devlin)
Weed identification App (BASF)

Please help to populate this page by providing links to any relevant resources you may be aware of.

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