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Wild Flowers of Ryedale

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spindle fruitsThe list below contains all the flowering plants likely to be found in Ryedale, together with one or two distinctive ferns (such as Moonwort) and grasses (e.g. Quaking Grass), and common trees and bushes. No distinction is made between true native wild flowers and naturalised introductions and escapes – the criterion is that the plant should be found growing wild and appearing natural. The list does not contain rarities recorded in the past but known to be extinct now (such as the Lady’s Slipper Orchids recorded around Gilling and Hovingham in the 19th century). The plants in the list may not have been definitely recorded in this area, but they “should” occur. I have listed the plants in alphabetical order of English names. Please email me to let me know if this is a good idea or not! The list was compiled using Clapham, Tutin & Warburg as the main reference; I am aware that some botanical names have changed subsequently, and where I know the new ones I have noted them. If I have missed any please let me know.

There are some plants on this list which are rare nationally, some which are locally rare (for instance at the edge of their range) and several which are restricted to very particular habitats. We are fortunate that Ryedale is relatively unspoilt, with significant pockets of ancient woodland; but we have also lost much, in common with the rest of the country, in particular limestone grassland, herb-rich meadows and wetlands. The remaining tiny patches of these areas with their special floras are very precious and should be protected.

Rushes and Sedges, Grasses, Ferns/Horsetails and Mosses/Liverworts are listed separately, and we are hoping to include Lichens and Fungi later.

If you would like more information on the wild flowers of the area Nan Sykes has written an excellent book on the subject, Wild Plants and their Habitats in the North York Moors. This is available from the North York Moors National Park on-line shop.

English NameLatin Name
AdderstongueOphioglossum vulgatum
Agrimony, commonAgrimonia eupatoria
Agrimony, fragrantAgrimonia procera
AlderAlnus glutinosa
Alder BuckthornFrangula alnus
AngelicaAngelica sylvestris
AshFraxinus excelsior
AspenPopulus tremula
Avens, hybridGeum sp.
Avens, waterGeum rivale
Avens, woodGeum urbanum
Balsam, HimalayanImpatiens glandulifera
Balsam, yellowImpatiens noli-tangere
BaneberryActaea spicata
BarberryBerberis vulgaris
Bedstraw, fenGalium uliginosum
Bedstraw, heathGalium saxatile
Bedstraw, hedgeGalium mollugo
Bedstraw, ladysGalium verum
Bedstraw, marshGalium palustre
BeechFagus sylvatica
Bell heatherErica cinerea
Bellflower, greaterCampanula latifolia
Bellflower, clusteredCampanula glomerata
BetonyStachys officinalis
BilberryVaccinium myrtillus
Bindweed, blackFallopia convolvulus
Bindweed, fieldConvolvulus arvensis
Bindweed, hedgeCalystegia sepium
Bindweed, largeCalystegia sylvatica
Birch, downyBetula pubescens
Birch, silverBetula pendula
Bird cherryPrunus padus
Birdsfoot trefoil, commonLotus corniculatus
Birdsfoot trefoil, greaterLotus pedunculatus
Bistort, amphibiousPersicaria amphibia
Bistort, commonPersicaria bistorta
Bittercress, hairyCardamine hirsuta
Bittercress, largeCardamine amara
Bittercress, wavyCardamine flexuosa
BittersweetSolanum dulcamara
Black bryonyTamus communis
Black horehoundBallota nigra
Black nightshadeSolanum nigrum
BlackthornPrunus spinosa
BlinksMontia fontanum
Blood drop emlets
This is probably actually Monkey Flower
Mimulus guttatus
BluebellHyacinthoides non-scripta
Bog asphodelNarthecium ossifragum
Bog myrtle or GaleMyrica gale
Bog pimpernelAnagallis tenella
BogbeanMenyanthes trifoliata
BorageBorago officinalis
BrackenPteridium aquilinum
BrambleRubus fruticosus
BroomCytisus scoparius
Broomrape, KnapweedOrobanche elatior
BuckthornRhamnus catharticus
BugleAjuga reptans
BuglossAnchusa arvensis
Bur-reed, commonSparganium erectum
BurdockArctium minus
Burnet saxifrage, greaterPimpinella major
Burnet saxifrage, lesserPimpinella saxifraga
Burnet, greatSanguisorba officinalis
Burnet, saladSanguisorba minor
Butchers broomRuscus aculeatus
ButterburPetasites hybridus
Buttercup, bulbousRanunculus bulbosus
Buttercup, celery leavedRanunculus sceleratus
Buttercup, cornRanunculus arvensis
Buttercup, creepingRanunculus repens
Buttercup, goldilocksRanunculus auricomus
Buttercup, hairyRanunculus sardous
Buttercup, meadowRanunculus acris
ButterwortPinguicula vulgaris
English NameLatin Name
Campion, bladderSilene vulgaris
Campion, redSilene dioica
Campion, whiteSilene latifolia
Canadian waterweedElodea canadensis
CatsearHypochaeris radicata
Celandine, greaterChelidonium majus
Celandine, lesserRanunculus ficaria
CentauryCentaurium erythraea
Chamomile, cornAnthemis arvensis
Chamomile, stinkingAnthemis cotula
CharlockSinapis arvensis
Cherry plumPrunus cerasifera
Chestnut, horseAesculus hippocastanum
Chestnut, sweetCastanea sativa
Chickweed wintergreenTrientalis europaea
Chickweed, commonStellaria media
Chickweed, greaterStellaria neglecta
Chickweed, waterMyosoton aquaticum
ChicoryCichorium intybus
Chinese teaplantLycium chinense
Cinquefoil, creepingPotentilla reptans
Cinquefoil, hoaryPotentilla argentea
Cinquefoil, marshPotentilla palustris
CleaversGalium aparine
Clover, alsikeTrifolium hybridum
Clover, redTrifolium pratense
Clover, whiteTrifolium repens
Clover, zigzagTrifolium medium
ColtsfootTussilago farfara
ColumbineAquilegia vulgaris
ComfreySymphytum sp.
Comfrey, commonSymphytum officinalis
Comfrey, RussianSymphytum x uplandicum
Corn marigoldChrysanthemum segetum
Corn saladValerianella locusta
Corn salad, smooth-fruitedValerianella dentata
Corydalis, climbingCeratocapnos claviculata
Corydalis, yellowPseudofumaria lutea
Cottongrass, broad leavedEriophorum latifolium
Cottongrass, commonEriophorum angustifolium
Cottongrass, harestailEriophorum vaginatum
Cow parsleyAnthriscus sylvestris
Cow wheatMelampyrum pratense
CowberryVaccinium vitis-idaea
CowslipPrimula veris
Crab appleMalus sylvestris
CranberryVaccinium oxycoccus
Cranesbill, bloodyGeranium sanguineum
Cranesbill, cut leavedGeranium dissectum
Cranesbill, dovesfootGeranium molle
Cranesbill, duskyGeranium phaeum
Cranesbill, FrenchGeranium endressii
Cranesbill, hedgerowGeranium pyrenaicum
Cranesbill, long stalkedGeranium columbinum
Cranesbill, meadowGeranium pratense
Cranesbill, pencilledGeranium versicolor
Cranesbill, shiningGeranium lucidum
Cranesbill, small floweredGeranium pusillum
Cranesbill, woodGeranium sylvaticum
Creeping jennyLysimachia nummularia
Cross leaved heathErica tetralix
CrosswortGalium cruciata (= Cruciata laevipes)
CrowberryEmpetrum nigrum
Cuckoo flower or MilkmaidCardamine pratensis
Cudweed, marshGnaphalium uliginosum
Currant, blackRibes nigrum
Currant, floweringRibes sanguineum
Currant, mountainRibes alpinum
Currant, redRibes rubrum
DaisyBellis perennis
Dames violetHesperis matronalis
DandelionTaraxacum sp.
Danish scurvygrassCochlearia danica
Deadly nightshadeAtropa bella-donna
Deadnettle, cut leavedLamium hybridum
Deadnettle, henbitLamium amplexicaule
Deadnettle, redLamium purpureum
Deadnettle, spottedLamium maculatum
Deadnettle, whiteLamium album
DewberryRubus caesius
Dock, broad leavedRumex obtusifolius
Dock, clusteredRumex conglomeratus
Dock, curledRumex crispus
Dock, woodRumex sanguineus
Dogs mercuryMercurialis perennis
DogwoodCornus sanguinea
DropwortFilipendula vulgaris
Duckweed, commonLemna minor
Duckweed, ivy leavedLemna trisulca
Dwarf cornelCornus suecica
Dyers greenweedGenista tinctoria
ElderSambucus nigra
Elm, EnglishUlmus procera
Elm, wychUlmus glabra
Enchanters nightshadeCircaea lutetiana
EyebrightEuphrasia officinalis agg.
English NameLatin Name
Fairy foxgloveErinus alpinus
False oxlipPrimula x polyantha
Fat henChenopodium album
FeverfewTanacetum parthenium
Field madderSherardia arvensis
Field pennycressThlaspi arvense
Figwort, commonScrophularia nodosa
Figwort, waterScrophularia auriculata
Flat SedgeBlysmus compressus
Flax, cultivatedLinum usitatissimum
Flax, fairyLinum catharticum
FleabanePulicaria dysenterica
Fools parsleyAethusa cynapium
Fools watercressApium nodiflorum
Forgetmenot, changingMyosotis discolor
Forgetmenot, creepingMyosotis secunda
Forgetmenot, earlyMyosotis ramosissima
Forgetmenot, fieldMyosotis arvensis
Forgetmenot, paleMyosotis stolonifera
Forgetmenot, tuftedMyosotis laxa
Forgetmenot, waterMyosotis scorpioides
Forgetmenot, woodMyosotis sylvatica
Fox and cubsPilosella aurantiaca
FoxgloveDigitalis purpurea
FumitoryFumaria sp.
Fumitory, commonFumaria officinalis
Fumitory, common rampingFumaria muralis
Fumitory, fine leavedFumaria parviflora
Fumitory, white rampingFumaria capreolata
Gentian, autumnGentianella amarella
Gentian, fieldGentianella campestris
GlobeflowerTrollius europaeus
GoatsbeardTragopogon pratensis
Golden saxifrage, alternate leavedChrysosplenium alternifolium
Golden saxifrage, opposite leavedChrysosplenium oppositifolium
Goldenrod, CanadianSolidago canadensis
Goldenrod, wildSolidago virgaurea
Good King HenryChenopodium bonus-henricus
GooseberryRibes uva-crispa
GorseUlex europaeus
Grass of ParnassusParnassia palustris
Great lettuceLactuca virosa
Green alkanetPentaglottis sempervirens
GromwellLithospermum officinale
Ground elderAegopodium podagraria
Ground ivyGlechoma hederacea
Groundsel, commonSenecio vulgaris
Groundsel, heathSenecio sylvaticus
Groundsel, stickySenecio viscosus
Guelder roseViburnum opulus
GypsywortLycopus europaeus
Hairy rockcressArabis hirsuta
Hairy tareVicia hirsuta
HarebellCampanula rotundifolia
Hawkbit, autumnLeontodon autumnalis
Hawkbit, lesserLeontodon saxatilis (= L. taraxacoides)
Hawkbit, roughLeontodon hispidus
Hawksbeard, beakedCrepis vesicaria
Hawksbeard, marshCrepis paludosa
Hawksbeard, roughCrepis biennis
Hawksbeard, smoothCrepis capillaris
HawkweedHieracium species
Hawkweed, mouse earedHieracium pilosella
HawthornCrataegus monogyna
HazelCorylus avellana
HeatherCalluna vulgaris
Hedge Garlic or Jack by the HedgeAlliaria petiolata
Hedge mustardSisymbrium officinalis
Hedge parsley, uprightTorilis japonica
Hellebore, greenHelleborus viridis
Hellebore, stinkingHelleborus foetidus
Helleborine, broad leavedEpipactis helleborine
Helleborine, marshEpipactis palustris
HemlockConium maculatum
Hemlock water dropwortOenanthe crocata
Hemp agrimonyEupatorium cannabinum
Hempnettle, commonGaleopsis tetrahit
Hempnettle, large floweredGaleopsis speciosa
HenbaneHyoscyamus niger
Herb parisParis quadrifolia
Herb robertGeranium robertianum
HogweedHeracleum sphondylium
HollyIlex aquifolium
HonestyLunaria annua
HoneysuckleLonicera periclymenum
HopHumulus lupulus
HornbeamCarpinus betulus
Horse radishArmoracia rusticana
Hounds tongueCynoglossum officinale
HouseleekSempervivum tectorum
English NameLatin Name
IvyHedera helix
Japanese knotweedFallopia japonica
JuniperJuniperus communis
Knapweed, commonCentaurea nigra
Knapweed, greaterCentaurea scabiosa
KnotgrassPolygonum aviculare
Ladys mantleAlchemilla sp.
Ladys mantleAlchemilla filicaulis ssp. vestita
Ladys mantleAlchemilla glabra
Ladys mantleAlchemilla xanthochlora
LarchLarix sp.
LeopardsbaneDoronicum pardalianches
Lesser water parsnipBerula erecta
Lily of the valleyConvallaria majalis
Lime, large leavedTilia platyphyllos
Lime, small leavedTilia cordata
Loosestrife, dottedLysimachia punctata
Loosestrife, purpleLythrum salicaria
Loosestrife, tuftedLysimachia thyrsiflora
Loosestrife, yellowLysimachia vulgaris
Lords and ladiesArum maculatum
Lousewort, commonPedicularis sylvatica
Lousewort, marshPedicularis palustris
LucerneMedicago sativa
Mallow, commonMalva sylvestris
Mallow, dwarfMalva neglecta
Mallow, muskMalva moschata
Maple, fieldAcer campestre
Maple, NorwayAcer platanoides
MarjoramOriganum vulgare
Marsh arrowgrassTriglochin palustris
Marsh marigoldCaltha palustris
Marsh pennywortHydrocotyle vulgaris
Mayweed, scentedMatricaria recutita
Mayweed, scentlessTripleurospermum inodorum
[T. maritimum is now used for sea mayweed only]
Meadow rue, commonThalictrum flavum
Meadow saffronColchicum autumnale
MeadowsweetFilipendula ulmaria
Meadow vetchlingLathyrus pratensis
Medick, blackMedicago lupulina
MelilotMelilotus sp.
Melilot, ribbedMelilotus officinalis
Melilot, tallMelilotus altissimus
Melilot, whiteMelilotus albus
MignonetteReseda lutea
Milkwort, commonPolygala vulgaris
Milkwort, heathPolygala serpyllifolia
Mint, cornMentha arvensis
Mint, round leaved or appleMentha suaveolens
Mint, spearMentha spicata
Mint, waterMentha aquatica
Monkey FlowerMimulus guttatus
MonkshoodAconitum napellus
MoonwortBotrychium lunaria
Moschatel or Town hall clockAdoxa moschatellina
Mountain everlastingAntennaria dioica
Mouse ear, commonCerastium fontanum
Mouse ear, fieldCerastium arvense
Mouse ear, stickyCerastium glomeratum
MugwortArtemesia vulgaris
Mullein, darkVerbascum nigrum
Mullein, greatVerbascum thapsus
MuskMimulus moschatus
Mustard, blackBrassica nigra
Mustard, whiteSinapis alba
Nettle, commonUrtica dioica
Nettle, smallUrtica urens
Nightflowering catchflySilene noctiflora
NipplewortLapsana communis
English NameLatin Name
OakQuercus sp.
Oak, hybridQuercus sp.
Oak, pedunculateQuercus robur
Oak, sessileQuercus petraea
Oak, turkeyQuercus cerris
OracheAtriplex patula
Orchid, beeOphrys apifera
Orchid, birdsnestNeottia nidus-avis
Orchid, burntOrchis ustulata
Orchid, common spottedDactylorhiza fuchsii
Orchid, early marshDactylorhiza incarnata
Orchid, early purpleOrchis mascula
Orchid, flyOphrys insectifera
Orchid, fragrantGymnadenia conopsea
Orchid, frogCoeloglossum viride
Orchid, greater butterflyPlatanthera chlorantha
Orchid, greenwingedOrchis morio
Orchid, heath spottedDactylorhiza maculata
Orchid, lesser butterflyPlatanthera bifolia
Orchid, narrowleaved marshDactylorhiza traunsteineri
Orchid, northern marshDactylorhiza purpurella
Orchid, pyramidalAnacamptis pyramidalis
Orchid, southern marshDactylorhiza incarnata
Oxeye daisy or Dog DaisyLeucanthemum vulgare
Oxtongue, bristlyPicris echiodes
Oxtongue, hawkweedPicris hieracioides
Pale persicariaPersicaria lapathifolia
Pansy, fieldViola arvensis
Pansy, wildViola tricolor
Parsley piertAphanes arvensis
Pearlwort, annualSagina apetala
Pearlwort, knottedSagina nodosa
Pearlwort, procumbent or mossySagina procumbens
Pellitory of the wallParietaria judaica
Pepper saxifrageSilaum silaus
Periwinkle, lesserVinca minor
Perwinkle, greaterVinca major
Petty whinGenista anglica
PignutConopodium majus
Pineapple weedMatricaria discoidea
Pink purslaneClaytonia sibirica
Plantain, buckshornPlantago coronopus
Plantain, greaterPlantago major
Plantain, hoaryPlantago media
Plantain, ribwortPlantago lanceolata
Ploughmans spikenardInula conyzae
PondweedsPotamogeton spp.
Poplar, balsamPopulus trichocarpa
Poplar, blackPopulus nigra
Poplar, hybridPopulus x canadensis
Poplar, whitePopulus alba
Poppy, commonPapaver rhoeas
Poppy, long headedPapaver dubium
Poppy, yellow-juicedPapaver dubium ssp. lecoqii
Poppy, opiumPapaver somniferum
Poppy, WelshMeconopsis cambrica
Primrose, birdseyePrimula farinosa
Primrose, commonPrimula vulgaris
Quaking grassBriza media
Radish, wildRaphanus raphanistrum
Ragged robinLychnis flos-cuculi
Ragwort, commonSenecio jacobea
Ragwort, hoarySenecio erucifolius
Ragwort, marshSenecio aquaticus
Ragwort, OxfordSenecio squalidus
RamsonsAllium ursinum
RapeBrassica napus
RaspberryRubus idaeus
Red bartsiaOdontites verna
Red goosefootChenopodium rubrum
RedshankPersicaria maculosa
Reedmace, commonTypha latifolia
Reedmace, lesserTypha angustifolia
Restharrow, commonOnonis repens
Restharrow, spinyOnonis spinosa
RhododendronRhododendron ponticum
RockroseHelianthemum nummularium
Rose, burnetRosa pimpinellifolia
Rose, dogRosa canina
Rose, downyRosa mollis
Rose, fieldRosa arvensis
Rose, sweet briarRosa rubiginosa
Rough chervilChaerophyllum temulentum (= Ch. temulem)
RowanSorbus aucuparia
English NameLatin Name
Sand LeekAllium scorodoprasum
SanicleSanicula europaea
SawwortSerratula tinctoria
Saxifrage, meadowSaxifraga granulata
Saxifrage, rue-leavedSaxifraga tridactylites
Scabious, devilsbitSuccisa pratensis
Scabious, fieldKnautia arvensis
Scabious, smallScabiosa columbaria
Scarlet pimpernelAnagallis arvensis
Scots pinePinus sylvestris
Self healPrunella vulgaris
Shepherds needleScandix pecten-veneris
Shepherds purseCapsella bursa-pastoris
SilverweedPotentilla anserina
SkullcapScutellaria galericulata
SneezewortAchillea ptarmica
SnowdropGalanthus nivalis
Solomon’s SealPolygonatum multiflorum
Sorrel, commonRumex acetosa
Sorrel, sheepsRumex acetosella
Sowthistle, blueCicerbita macrophylla
Sowthistle, perennialSonchus arvensis
Sowthistle, roughSonchus asper
Sowthistle, smoothSonchus oleracea
Spearwort, greaterRanunculus lingua
Spearwort, lesserRanunculus flammula
Speedwell, brooklimeVeronica beccabunga
Speedwell, commonVeronica persica
Speedwell, germanderVeronica chamaedrys
Speedwell, greenVeronica agrestis
Speedwell, greyVeronica polita
Speedwell, heathVeronica officinalis
Speedwell, ivy leavedVeronica hederifolia
Speedwell, marshVeronica scutellata
Speedwell, slenderVeronica filiformis
Speedwell, thyme leavedVeronica serpyllifolia
Speedwell, wallVeronica arvensis
Speedwell, water (blue)Veronica angallis-aquatica
Speedwell, woodVeronica montana
Spike-rush, commonEleocharis palustris
Spike-rush, few-floweredEleocharis quinqueflora
SpindleEuonymus europaeus
Spring whitlowgrassErophila verna
Spruce, NorwayPicea abies
Spruce, SitkaPicea sitchensis
Spurge laurelDaphne laureola
Spurge, dwarfEuphorbia exigua
Spurge, pettyEuphorbia peplus
Spurge, sunEuphorbia helioscopia
Spurrey, cornSpergula arvensis
Spurrey, sandSpergularia rubra
St Johnswort, beautifulHypericum pulchrum
St Johnswort, hairyHypericum hirsutum
St Johnswort, imperforateHypericum maculatum
St Johnswort, marshHypericum elodes
St Johnswort, paleHypericum montanum
St Johnswort, perforateHypericum perforatum
St Johnswort, square stalkedHypericum tetrapterum
St Johnswort, trailingHypericum humifusum
Star of Bethlehem, whiteOrnithogalum angustifolium
Star of Bethlehem, yellowGagea lutea
StarwortCallitriche agg.
Stitchwort, bogStellaria uliginosa
Stitchwort, greaterStellaria holostea
Stitchwort, lesserStellaria graminea
Stitchwort, marshStellaria palustris
Stitchwort, woodStellaria nemorum
Stone brambleRubus saxatilis
Stonecrop, bitingSedum acre
Stonecrop, EnglishSedum anglicum
Stonecrop, reflexedSedum rupestre
Stonecrop, whiteSedum album
StorksbillErodium cicutarium
Strawberry, barrenPotentilla sterilis
Strawberry, wildFragaria vesca
SundewDrosera rotundifolia
Sweet cicelyMyrrhis odorata
SwinecressCoronopus sp.
Swinecress, commonCoronopus squamatus
Swinecress, lesserCoronopus didymus
SycamoreAcer pseudoplatanus
TansyTanacetum vulgare
TeaselDipsacus fullonum
Thale cressArabidopsis thaliana
Thistle, carlineCarlina vulgaris
Thistle, creepingCirsium arvense
Thistle, dwarfCirsium acaule
Thistle, marshCirsium palustre
Thistle, meadowCirsium dissectum
Thistle, melancholyCirsium heterophyllum
Thistle, muskCarduus nutans
Thistle, slenderCarduus tenuiflorus
Thistle, spearCirsium vulgare
Thistle, weltedCarduus crispus
Thistle, woollyCirsium eriophorum
Thorn appleDatura stramonium
Three nerved sandwortMoehringia trinerva
ThymeThymus polytrichus
Thyme leaved sandwortArenaria serpyllifolia
Toadflax, commonLinaria vulgaris
Toadflax, ivy leavedCymbalaria muralis
Toadflax, purpleLinaria purpurea
Toadflax, smallChaenorhinum minus
ToothwortLathrea squamaria
TormentilPotentilla erecta
Tormentil, trailingPotentilla anglica
Treacle MustardErysimum cheiranthoides
Trefoil, hopTrifolium campestre
Trefoil, lesserTrifolium dubium
TutsanHypericum androsaemum
Twayblade, commonListera ovata
Twayblade, lesserListera cordata
English NameLatin Name
Valerian, commonValeriana officinalis
Valerian, marshValeriana dioica
Valerian, redCentranthus ruber
Venus's looking-glassLegousia hybrida
Vetch, bitterLathyrus linifolius
Vetch, bushVicia sepium
Vetch, commonVicia sativa
Vetch, kidneyAnthyllis vulneraria
Vetch, springVicia lathyroides
Vetch, tuftedVicia cracca
Vetch, woodVicia sylvatica
Violet, common dogViola riviniana
Violet, early dog or Wood dogViola reichenbachiana
Violet, hairyViola hirta
Violet, marshViola palustris
Violet, sweetViola odorata
Vipers buglossEchium vulgare
Wall lettuceMycelis muralis
Wall rocket, annualDiplotaxis muralis
Wall rueAsplenium ruta-muraria
WalnutJuglans regia
Watercress, commonRorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Watercress, narrow fruitedRorippa microphylla
Water crowfoot, commonRanunculus aquatilis
Water crowfoot, ivy leavedRanunculus hederacea
Water crowfoot, riverRanunculus fluitans
Water crowfoot, round leavedRanunculus omiophyllus
Water crowfoot, thread leavedRanunculus trichophyllus
Water milfoilMyriophyllum sp.
Waterlily, whiteNymphea alba
Waterlily, yellowNuphar lutea
Water pepperPersicaria hydropiper
Water plantainAlisma plantago-aquatica
Water purslaneLythrum portula
WeldReseda luteola
WhitebeamSorbus aria agg.
White BryonyBryonia dioica
Wild basilClinopodium vulgare
Wild carrotDaucus carota
Wild cherryPrunus avium
Wild daffodilNarcissus pseudonarcissus
Wild pearPyrus communis
Wild plumPrunus domestica
Wild privetLigustrum vulgare
Willow, baySalix pentandra
Willow, crackSalix fragilis
Willow, creepingSalix repens
Willow, earedSalix aurita
Willow, goatSalix caprea
Willow, greySalix cinerea
Willow, osierSalix viminalis
Willow, purpleSalix purpurea
Willow, whiteSalix alba
Willowherb, AmericanEpilobium ciliatum
Willowherb, broad leavedEpilobium montanum
Willowherb, greatEpilobium hirsutum
Willowherb, hoaryEpilobium parviflorum
Willowherb, marshEpilobium palustre
Willowherb, New ZealandEpilobium brunnescens
Willowherb, paleEpilobium roseum
Willowherb, rosebay or FireweedChamerion angustifolium
(=Chamaenerion angustifolium)
Willowherb, short fruitedEpilobium obscurum
Willowherb, square stalkedEpilobium tetragonum
Winter aconiteEranthis hyemalis
Winter heliotropePetasites fragrans
WintercressBarbarea vulgaris
WintergreenPyrola sp.
Wintergreen - commonPyrola minor
Wintergreen - intermediatePyrola media
Wood anemoneAnemone nemorosa
Wood sageTeucrium scorodonia
Wood sorrelOxalis acetosella
WoodruffGalium odoratum
Woodrush, fieldLuzula campestris
Woodrush, greatLuzula sylvatica
Woodrush, hairyLuzula pilosa
Woodrush, heathLuzula multiflora
WormwoodArtemesia absinthium
Woundwort, fieldStachys arvensis
Woundwort, hedgeStachys sylvatica
Woundwort, marshStachys palustris
YarrowAchillea millefolium
Yellow archangelLamiastrum galeobdolon
Yellow birdsnestMonotropa hypopitys
Yellow iris or FlagIris pseudacorus
Yellow pimpernelLysimachia nemorum
Yellow rattleRhinanthus minor
Yellowcress, greatRorippa amphibia
Yellowcress, marshRorippa palustris
YewTaxus baccata
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