A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula

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

Winter Heliotrope

This winter-flowering, vanilla-scented plant of waste places and roadsides is not native to Britain, but is a valuable source of nectar for emerging insects in the earliest days of spring.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Wood anemone

Also known as Windflower, the Wood Anemone is a flower of early spring, found in woodland glades and old hedgerows.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Wood-sorrel

Wood-sorrelWood-sorrel blooms in April and May.
Photo: Amanda Scott