A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

Sea Campion

Sea CampionSea Campion, a flower of early to mid-summer, can sometimes be seen flowering into the autumn on The Lizard's clifftops.
Photo: Amanda Scott

Sea-holly

Sea-hollyLoe Bar is a wonderful place to spot Sea-holly. Sand, sea and beautiful blue flowers…
Photo: Andy Pay

Sheep's-bit

Usually flowering in high summer, The Lizard's climate can see Sheep's-bit in bloom as early as June.
Photo: Steve Townsend

 

 

Silk Button Galls

Silk Button GallSilk Button Galls, induced by a parasitic wasp, are one of the many kinds of galls found on our native oak trees. Head to our section on invertebrates to find out more.
Photo: Amanda Scott

Smooth Hawk's-beard

Often found on bare ground and road verges, as well as on heaths and grasslands, the yellow flowers of Smooth Hawk’s-beard can be seen brightening The Lizard from mid-summer until early autumn.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Snowdrops

Snowdrops, Galanthus nivalis, The Lizard, CornwallIn February, the weather might still be cold and blustery, but snowdrops, the early heralds of spring, are already poking out their gleaming white heads.
Photo: Amanda Scott

Spangle galls

Spangle gallsSpangle Galls, created by a parasitic wasp, are one of the many kinds of galls found on oak trees. Head to our section on invertebrates to find out more.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Spear Thistle

Spear ThistleThe tall and striking Spear Thistle comes into flower across The Lizard from July.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Spring Sandwort

Spring Sandwort flowers from May to September - try Caerthillian or Kynance for good places to find it.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Spring Squill

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