Many fine wild flowers are considered to be ‘weeds’. Some of the most hated weeds are inherently beautiful.
This unusual fungus was spotted at Vogrie Country Park. It’s a rotter.
A pretty rose from Asia that can be invasive.
Maria Chamberlain goes looking for the thistle that’s properly Scottish.
It might be the most widely distributed flowering plant in the entire world.
Brian Ballinger, BSBI County Recorder for Easter Ross, introduces us to the very rare Oxytropis halleri (Purple Oxytropis) which occurs in his patch
A new look at an iconic species. To burn, or not to burn?
The Prickly Lettuce is a southern species, quite scarce in Scotland, but it may be on the increase.
These species are commonly found growing in lawns and parks. Here we look at red campion, cock’s-foot grass, white clover and broad-leaved dock.
Sea Beet is the wild ancestor of beetroot, chard and mangelwurzel. It contains an unusual pigment, betaine, which helps osmoregulation in the saline environment.