Adoxa moschatellinaPlant of the week – 14 September – Moschatel Adoxa moschatellina
Allium paradoxumPlant of the Week – 5th April 2021 – Few-flowered Leek (or Few-flowered Garlic) – Allium paradoxum – Botany in Scotland (
Allium ursinumPlant of the Week – 12th April 2021 – Ramsons (Allium ursinum) – Botany in Scotland (
Alnus glutinosaPlant of the Week -5th October- Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Ambrosia artemisiifoliaPlant of the Week – 29th September – Common ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Angelica sylvestrisPlant of the Week – 17th August – Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris)
Anemone nemorosaPlant of the Week – May 3rd 2021 – Wood Anemone – Anemone nemorosa – Botany in Scotland (
ArabidopsisPlant of the week – June 8th, 2020 – Thale Cress
Arum maculatum and A. italicumPlant of the week – 7th September – Cuckoo Pints: Arum maculatum and A. italicum
Bennane HeadBotanical Walk – Bennane Head, Ayrshire
Calloria neglectaPlant of the Week – 19th April 2021 – Calloria neglecta – Botany in Scotland (
CampanulaPlant of the week – June 29th, 2020 – The Dalmatian Bellflower (and its relative, the Trailing Bellflower)
Campanula rotundifoliaPolyploid Harebells – a commentary on Julia Wilson’s recent paper
CardaminePlant of the week – 1st June 2020 – Cuckooflower
Cephalaria giganteaPlant of the Week – 24th August – Giant Scabious (Cephalaria gigantea)
Claviceps purpureaPlant of the Week – 26th October – Ergot (Claviceps purpurea) – a fungal parasite of wild and cultivated grasses
CochleariaPlant of the Week – 17th May 2021 – Scurvygrass (Cochlearia officinalis, C. danica) – Botany in Scotland (
Common plants – edges and hedgesCommon plants – edges and hedges
Common plants – kerbs and cracksCommon plants – kerbs and cracks
Common plants – lawns and parksCommon plants – lawns and parks
Conyza canadensisPlant of the Week – 9th November – Canadian Fleabane (Conyza canadensis)
Cyathus olla(Honorary) Plant of the Week – 7th December – Bird’s Nest Fungus, Cyathus olla
Digitalis purpureaPlant of the week – 13th July 2020 – Digitalis purpurea (foxglove)
Dipsacus fullonum and Dipsacus sativusPlant of the week – July 27th – Teasel, Dipsacus fullonum and Dipsacus sativus
DundeeDundee in Bloom in November 2020
Dundee25 streets in Dundee – 19 years on
Dundee, walls50 Walls in Dundee
Easter Ross Railway Stations Easter Ross Railway Stations – The floral story of 19 years
Edinburgh’s streetsCounting species on Edinburgh’s streets
Eutypa mauraPlant of the Week – 22nd February 2021 – The fungus without a name – Botany in Scotland (
ExhibitionWoodland regeneration in Glen Feshie – online exhibition – last chance to see!
Ficaria vernaPlant of the Week – February 8th 2021 – Ficaria verna (Lesser Celandine) – Botany in Scotland (
Gagea luteaPlant of the Week – Feb 15th 2021 – Yellow Star-of-Bethlehem, Gagea lutea (L.) Ker Gawler – Botany in Scotland (
Galanthus nivalisPlant of the Week – 1st February 2021- Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) – Botany in Scotland (
garden escapesCommon plants – garden escapes
GeumHybrid Swarms of Geum
Grimmia anodonPlant of the Week – 8th March 2021 – Grimmia anodon (Toothless Grimmia) – Botany in Scotland (
Hedera helixPlant of the Week – December 21st 2020 – Ivy (Hedera helix)
Heracleum mantegazzianumPlant of the week – June 22nd, 2020 – Giant Hogweed
Heracleum sphondyliumPlant of the Week – August 3rd – Hogweed, Heracleum sphondylium ssp. sphondylium
Hippophaë rhamnoides Plant of the Week – Hippophaë rhamnoides – Sea buckthorn – 14th December 2020
Hyacinthoides non-scriptaPlant of the Week – 10th May 2021 -Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) – Botany in Scotland (
Impatiens glanduliferaPlant of the Week -19th October- Himalayan balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)
Introduction to recording for the Urban FloraIntroduction to recording for the Urban Flora
Juniperus communisPlant of the Week – 28th December 2020 – Juniper (Juniperus communis L.)
Lactuca virosaPlant of the Week – 2nd November – Great Lettuce, Lactuca virosa
Lathraea clandestinaPlant of the week – 22 March 2021- Lathraea clandestina purple toothwort, clandestine – Botany in Scotland (
Lathraea squamariaPlant of the week – 31st August – Toothwort (Lathraea squamaria)
LeavesBy Leaves We Live
Linnaea borealisPlant of the Week – 29th March 2021 – Twinflower (Linnaea borealis) – Botany in Scotland (
Lockdown DiaryUrban Flora Lockdown Diary, May 2nd 2020
Marchantia polymorphaPlant of the Week – 18 to 25th January 2021 – The Common Liverwort, Marchantia polymorpha L.
Medicago lupulinaLesser trefoil and black medick – how to tell them apart
Mountain Flowers Mountain Flowers – you don’t always need to climb that mountain
mutationsThe Beauty of Muties part 1: a symphony in white.
New Year’s Day These are the Plants of the Week that Was – assorted species from New Year’s Day – posted for week 11-18 January 2021
Orchids in ScotlandSome Urban Orchids in Scotland
Papaver cambricumPapaver cambricum (syn. Meconopsis cambrica)
Papaver rhoeas and Papaver dubiumPapaver rhoeas and Papaver dubium
Papaver somniferumPlant of the week – July 20 – Opium Poppy Papaver somniferum
Petasites spp.Plant of the week – March 1st 2021 – Butterbur (four species of Petasites) – Botany in Scotland (
Phaeoceros laevisPlant of the Week – 26th April 2021 – Phaeoceros laevis (Smooth Hornwort) – Botany in Scotland (
Pinus sylvestrisPlant of the Week – 15th March 2021 – Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) – Botany in Scotland (
TiliaPlant of the Week – 12th October – Lime or Linden (Tilia)
Polypogon viridisPlant of the Week – 21st September – Water Bent Grass (Polypogon viridis)
Ponds and Sponge CitiesPonds and Sponge Cities
Pseudofumaria lutea
RanunculusThree of our common Buttercups, telling them apart
Raphanus raphanistrumPlant of the Week – 26th July 2021 – Sea Radish (Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus)
rust fungiCommon fungi – rust fungi
SaginaPlant of the week – June 15th, 2020 – Procumbent Pearlwort
SenecioPlant of the week – 24 May 2020 – Oxford Ragwort
SileneSEX and SILENE
SolanumDeadly Nightshade
Sonchus species: how to tell them apartSonchus species: how to tell them apart
Special plants of forest tracksSome Special Plants of Forest Tracks – Botany in Scotland (
StreetsCity Streets, 8th May 2020
Taphrina alniPlant of the Week – 16 November – Alder tongue (Taphrina alni) (fungus)
Taxus baccataPlant of the Week – 30th November – Yew Taxus baccata
Lathraea clandestinaPlant of the week – 22 March 2021- Lathraea clandestina purple toothwort, clandestine – Botany in Scotland (
Trifolium dubiumLesser trefoil and black medick – how to tell them apart
Ulex europaeusPlant of the week – 23 November – Ulex europaeus
UrticaceaePlant family of the week – 6th July 2020 – Urticaceae, the Nettles.
Veronica arvensisPlant of the Week, 10 May 2020: Wall Speedwell, Veronica arvensis
Viscum albumPlant of the Week – 4th January 2021 – Viscum album Common Mistletoe
wallsCommon plants – walls
Xylaria hypoxylonPlant of the Week – 24 January – Candlesnuff fungus (Xylaria hypoxylon) – Botany in Scotland (

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