I plan to walk local footparths noting the wild flowers in bloom in the order I see them. Do let me know if you find any others I can add.
1.The granite tramway from Pottery Pond to the entrance of Challabrook Farm.
Lesser Celandine, Dandelion, Primrose, Shining Crane’s-bill, Cow Parsley, Forget-me-not, Shepherd’s Purse, Hairy Bitter-cress, Daisy, Herb Robert, Strawberry, Three-cornered Leek, Garlic Mustard, Nettle, Lungwort, Cherry Laurel, Spanish Bluebell, Stitchwort, Daffodils either planted or garden escapes, Cowslips either planted or garden escapes alongside the daffodils, Early Dog-violet, Spring Squill garden escape, Early Purple Orchid, Dog’s Mercury, Green Hellebore planted as this only appeared in 2022.
Buddleia, Monbretia, Wall Lettuce, Herb Robert, Groundsel, Black Medick, Honeysuckle, Herb Bennet, Wikl Strawberry, Dandelion, Hemp Agrimony, Orange Hawkweed, Cyclamen-probably a garden escape, Wahlenbergia, Bindweed, Nettle, Green Alkanet, Purple Toadflax, Water-pepper, Meadowsweet, Rosebay Willowherb, Broad- leaveed Willowherb, Common Bistort, Nipplewort, Spear-leaved Orache, Lanceolate plantain, Red Dead-nettle.
Herb Bennet, Wall Lettuce, Smooth Sow-thistle, Wood Dock, Allseed. Broad-leaved Willowherb, Herb Robert, Dandelion, Daisy, Common Cat’s-ear, Wahlenbergia, Hedghe Bindweed, Hogweed, Nettle, Common Orache, Cyclamen (probably a garden escape), Monbretia, Common Chickweed, Nipplewort, Purple Toadflax, Common Bistort, Blackberry.
2. Challabrook footpath from Chapple Farm entrance to Monks Way
Hairy Bitter-cress, Dandelion, Red Dead-nettle, Stitchwort, Common Field-speedwell, Blackthorn, Common Ragwort, Alexanders (this is the first year I have seen them here), Garlic Mustard, Daisy, Common Chickweed, Wild Clary, Spanish Bluebell, Yellow Dead- nettle.
Corn mint, Thistle, Wall Lettuce, Bindweed, Hedge Bedstraw, Nettle, Field Bindweed, Sea Bindweed, Groundsel, Red Dead- nettler, Yarrow, Rough Chervil, Honeysuckle, Whire Clover, Lesser Stitchwort, Cut- leaved Crane’s-bill, Nipplewort, Water-pepper, Dandelion, Common Mouse- ear, Red Clover, Tormentil, Oxe- eye Daisy, Spear-leaved Orache, Common Bistort, Common Bird’s-foot- Trefoil, Common Poppy, Knapweed, Ribwort Plantain, Sea Bindweed.
The hedges had just been cut. Common Cat’s-ear, Ivy, Hedge bedstraw, Red Dead-nettle, Dandelion, White Clover, Prickly Sow-thistle, Yarrow, Wild Radish, Ragwort, Chickory (I ahve not seen this here before, perhaps brought in with building material) , Scentless Mayweed, Oxeye Daisy, Common Bistort, Common Bird’s-foot Trefoil, Red Clover, Creeping Buttercup, Marsh Willowherb, Smooth Sow-thistle, Knapweed, Daisy, Sea Bindweed, Cyclamen (garden escape).
3. Footpath from Indio Road to Bovey Bridge
Dandelion, Daisy, Daffodil (garden escape). Spanish Bluebell, Herb Robert, Primrose, Blackthorn, Germander Speedwell, Lesser Celandine, Red Dead-nettle, White Dead-nettle, Early Dog- violet, Cow Parsley, Alexanders, Round-leaved Crane’s-bill, Common Ragwort, Shepherd’s -purse, Stitchwort, Annual meadow- grass, Mexican Fleabane, Green Alkanet.
Daisy, Wild Strawberry, Dandelion, Yarrow, Hawkweed, Prickly Sow- thistle, Field Bindweed, Smooth Sow-thistle, Rough Chervil, Sea Bindweed, White Dead-nettle, Blackberry, Groundsel, Mexican Fleabane, Broad-leaved Everlasting pea, Cyclamen probably a garden escape, Herb Robert, Groundsel, Broad- leaved Willowherb, Red Campion, Foxglove, Meadow Buttercup, Wood Sage, Creeping Buttercup, Meadow Crane’s- bill.
Diasy, Yarrow, Strawberry, Marsh Thistle, Herb Robert, Cyclamen (garden escape), Common Orache, Broad-leaved Willowherb, Herb Bennet, Common Cat’s-ear, Blackberry, Dandelion, White Dead-nettle, Nettle, Hedge Bindweed, Ivy, Groundsel, Mexican Fleabane, Elder in the car-park which I have never before seen flowering so late in the year.