An online educational resource and botanical image library dedicated to
the flora; wildflowers, trees, shrubs, ferns, liverworts and mosses, found in
South-West England, mostly around Devon and Cornwall, by David Fenwick.

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Lower Plants
Algae, Mosses, Liverworts, Ferns and Allies. Ancient plants producing spores rather than seeds and very simple often water dependant plant species. Lists of species include aquatic and non-aquatic species.

Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Bulbous Plants. Families of plants with mainly grass like leaves, that arise from a fibrous root system; but may sometimes arise from a bulb, corm or tuber. Group includes grasses, rushes and sedges, most bulbous plant species, including orchids.

Annuals, Biennials and Perennials. This is the largest group of plants featured here, and accounts for the majority featured. Most traditional wildflowers with the exception of monocotyledons are covered in this section.

Woody Plant Families
Trees and Shrubs. Plants with twigs or trunks or have a woody stem or stem base, and plants that are related to them. Scientifically called Arborescent Flora. Includes Conifers, trees with needle like leaves bearing cones; Heaths and Heathers; Broadleaf, Deciduous and Evergreen Trees and Shrubs; common Palms and some Street Trees and Ornamentals.

Images and Examples of Plant Fasciation

Plant Family Index A-Z

All plants featured may be considered as being either native, alien, naturalised, garden escape, throw-out, ornamental, commercially grown for food or fodder or relic of cultivation.

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For -
Lichens - see APHOTOFUNGI - Lichen Gallery
Brown Seaweed - see APHOTOMARINE
Red Seaweed - see APHOTOMARINE
Green Seaweed - see APHOTOMARINE
Red Encrusting Algae - see APHOTOMARINE

Local Society Meetings
Botanical Cornwall Group Field Meetings
Devonshire Association Botany Section Meetings

A Day Trip to St. Mary's Isles of Scilly - 23rd July 2011

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Acknowledgements and Links

Useful External Links
CISFBR - Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
Federation for Biological Recorders

Interactive Met Office Weather Forecast

BBC Weather Tide Times (Penzance / Newlyn)

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