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Spring SquillSpring Squill can be found flowering on the coast from April to May.
Photo: Steve Townsend

 

Lizard 'clover season' is from spring to early summer. One to look out for is the small and unassuming Subterranean Clover on shallow soils or amongst short turf close to the sea.
Photo: Steve Townsend

This speciality of muddy tracks and ruts on The Lizard starts to show its delicate, tiny white flowers in February and March.
Photo: Amanda Scott

 

ThriftThe lollipop heads of Thrift start to bloom in April, all pink and gorgeous on the clifftops round the Lizard.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

Thyme Broomrape can be spotted along the sea cliffs on the Lizard in early summer. Just south of Kynance Cove is one good place to spot this distinctive plant.
Photo: Amanda Scott
 

 

Traveller's-joyIt is definitely a joy to find the feathery seedheads of our only native clematis scrambling through a hedge.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Caerthillian is one of the best places to see some of the rare clovers that are found on the Lizard in late spring, including Twin-headed Clover.
Photo: Steve Townsend

The umbels of Wild Carrot flower on the Lizard's clifftops between June and August.
Photo: Amanda Scott

 

Lovely Chives can be found flowering from May to July. Mullion Cliffs is a good place to spot them.
Photo: Steve Townsend

 

The dried spiny seedheads of Wild Teasel persist throughout the autumn and winter. They can be found in many habitats, including sand dunes, and are a good coloniser of waste ground.
Photo: Amanda Scott