Plants in bloom at the South Beach

The thirteenth Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland, New Year Plant Hunt runs from 30th December 2023 to 2nd January 2024 🌱

For our second hunt we looked for plants in bloom at the South Beach;

Sea Rocket (Cakile maritima)

Dandelion (Taraxacum vulgaria)

Sea mayweed (Tripleurospermum maritimum)

Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris)

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)

Invasive winter heliotrope (Petasites pyrenaicus)

Invasive Alexanders (Smyrnium olusatrum)

Oxford Ragwort (Senecio squalidus)

Smooth Sow thistle (Sonchus oleraceus)

Hedge mustard (Sisymbrium officinale)

Autumn Hawkbit (Scorzoneroides autumnalis)

Join in for the 2024 New Year Plant Hunt on your new year walks, and help us learn more about how our wild and naturalised plants are responding to a changing climate.

Register to find out more and access resources here;

Apps like Seek can be a great helper in identifying your wildflower finds, and if in doubt check them against Zoe Devlin’s Plants In Flower Now list here;

And when you are happy with your identification you can record your finds from the 30th to the 2nd here;

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