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Woodland - wildlife year highlights


January Plants: cuckoo pint leaves, some early lesser celandine flowers
February Plants: hazel catkins are starting to open, naturalised snowdrops, winter aconite (non-native)
March Plants: primrose, lesser celandine,  wood anemone, town hall clock (a.k.a. moschatel),  pale wood violet, sweet violet, green dog's mercury flowers, wood anemone, wood sorrel, stinking hellebore, wood spurge, ground ivy, first ramsons leaves, wild daffodil
April Plants: lesser celandine, wood anemone, town hall clock (a.k.a. moschatel),  pale wood violet, sweet violet, green dog's mercury flowers, wood anemone, wood sorrel, stinking hellebore, wood spurge, ground ivy, ramsons, wild daffodil, bluebell, early purple orchid, cuckoo pint flowers, wild strawberry, sweet woodruff
May Plants: lesser celandine,  wood anemone, town hall clock (a.k.a. moschatel),  pale wood violet, sweet violet, green dog's mercury flowers, ground ivy, wood anemone, wood sorrel, stinking hellebore, wood spurge, ramsons, early purple orchid, herb paris, toothwort, wild strawberry, sweet woodruff
June Plants: early purple orchid, herb paris, toothwort with the species above now fading, or having faded, as the tree canopy closes over
July  
August  
September  
October Best time for fungal 'fruiting' bodies
November Best time for fungal 'fruiting' bodies
December  

 

 

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