Identifying Wildflowers on the Melford Walk

Categories: Recording, Surveying, and Wild flowers. Scrapbook: Long Melford.

Melford walk wildflower training 6.6.14

A great day was enjoyed by all who attended the Melford Walk today to take part in identifying and recording the plants present along this disused railway line.

Species found along the walk include:

Agrimony, Agrimonia eupatoria

Black horehound, Ballota nigra

Cleavers, Galium aparine

Comfrey, Symphytum spp.

Common knapweed, Centaurea nigra

Common knotgrass, Polygonum aviculare

Common mallow, Malva sylvestris

Common vetch, Vicia sativa

Creeping buttercup, Ranunculus repens

Dogs mercury, Mercurialis perennis

Early goldenrod, Solidago juncea

Field scabious, Knautia arvensis

Forget-me-not, Myosotis sylvatica

Great willow bay herb, Epilobium hirsutum

Hedge bedstraw, Galium mollugo

Hedge mustard, Sisymbrium officinale

Herb Robert, Geranium robertianum

Ladies bedstraw, Galium verum

Lords and ladies, Arum maculatum

Male fern, Dryopteris filix-mas

Marsh thistle, Cirsium palustre

Mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris

Ragged robin, Lychnis floscuculi

Red clover, Trifolium pratense

Sheep sorrel, Rumex acetosella

Spear thistle, Cirsium vulgare

St Johns wort, Hypericum spp.

Toadflax, Linaria vulgaris

Travellers joy, Clematis virginiana

Water mint, Mentha aquatica

Water plantain, Alosma plantago-aquatica

White clover, Trifolium repens

Yarrow, Achillea millefolium