A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

Subterranean Clover

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

Three-lobed Crowfoot

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

 

Thrift

ThriftThe lollipop heads of Thrift start to bloom in April, all pink and gorgeous on the clifftops.
Photo: Amanda Scott

Thyme Broomrape

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

Traveller's-joy

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

Twin-headed Clover

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

Wild Carrot

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

Wild Chives

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

Wild Teasel

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

Wild Thyme

Wild ThymeWild Thyme is one of the plants in full bloom on the Lizard in July.
Photo: Amanda Scott