Dog rose

Rose: Plant profile Common names Dog rose, wild rose, common briar rose, brier Botanical name Rosa canina Plant family Rosaceae (Rose) Geographic distribution Native to Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia. Naturalised elsewhere. Common throughout the UK and Ireland. Where to find Dog Rose Hedgerow, scrubland, woodland and gardens. When to find Dog Rose Flowers … Read more

Rowan

Rowan

Rowan: Plant profile Common names Rowan, mountain ash Botanical name Sorbus aucuparia Plant family Rosaceae (Rose) Geographical distribution Native to most of Europe, part of Asia and northern Africa. Common throughout the UK and Ireland. Where to find Rowan Urban areas, forest edges and rocky hills. When to find Rowan Flowers late spring to early … Read more

Pineapple weed

Pineappleweed

Pineapple Weed: Plant profile Common names Pineapple weed, Pineappleweed, wild chamomile, disc mayweed, May weed, false chamomile, rayless chamomile Botanical name Matricaria discoidea (syn Matricaria matricarioides) Plnt family Asteraceae (Daisy) Geographical distribution Native to Northeast Asia and North America. Naturalised in the UK and Ireland. Common and widespread throughout the UK and Ireland. Less common … Read more

Silverweed

Silverweed

Silverweed: Plant profile Common names Silverweed, silver weed cinquefoil, common silverweed Botanical name Potentilla anserina (syn Argentina anserina) Plant family Rosaceae Geographical distribution Native throughout the temperate Northern Hemisphere. Very common throughout the UK and Ireland. Where to find Silverweed Grassland, wasteland, meadows and riverside. When to find Silverweed Roots in late summer and autumn. … Read more

Blackberry

Blackberry

Blackberry: Plant profile Common names Blackberry, bramble Botanical name Rubus fruticosus agg. Family Rosaceae (Rose) Geographic distribution Native to Europe and naturalised elsewhere.Abundant in the UK and Ireland. Where to find blackberries Woodland, hedgerows, roadsides and wasteland. When to find blackberries Leaves late spring to early summer and berries late summer to early autumn. Overview … Read more