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Blue RoundheadUsually associated with summer and autumn, this beautiful Blue Roundhead toadstool was spotted recently, hanging on despite the colder weather.
Photo: Steve Townsend

BluebellYou know it is spring when bluebells start to bloom. 
Photo: Amanda Scott

 Bristly OxtongueIt may not be the prettiest of plants, but Bristly Oxtongue, which flowers from June into the autumn, has some impressive spikes on its leaves.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Burnet Rose

Creamy-white Burnet Roses are everywhere on the coastal heaths from May through to July.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Interesting name, unusual plant – watch out for the small green flowers in late winter and the large red berry fruits between October and May. Kennack Sands is a good place to find this plant.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Chamomile blooms from mid-summer, carpeting and scenting grassy fields on the Lizard. 
Photo: Amanda Scott

 

Common ButterwortThe delicate violet flowers of Common Butterwort can be spotted from May to July in boggier spots on The Lizard.
Photo: Steve Townsend

With a long flowering period from June to October, the pink flowers of Common Centaury can be found across the Lizard from summer to autumn.
Photo: Amanda Scott

Common Dog-violetNot the prettiest name for a very pretty flower...Common Dog-violets start to bloom in early Spring, with a second flush in late Summer.
Photo: Amanda Scott

From August to September, the golden flowers of Common Fleabane brighten up damp meadows and stream edges on the Lizard.
Photo: Steve Townsend