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Douglas Fir

Douglas Fir is an evergreen tree in the Pine family, native of North America but widely planted in the UK. Although closely related it is not a true Fir. Considered...

White Bryony

A poisonous plant that is a purgative and will give you terrible diarrhoea. The root used to be sold to unfortunate victims as mandrake root with unpleasant results. It has...

Pheasant Berry

The Pheasant Berry was brought over by the Victorians from the Himalayas or South West China and has toffee tasting berries when ripe but are dreadful and very bitter before...

Water Mint

A sweet tasting and large common mint found near or in water or sometimes damp woodland. Water mint hybridises easily with other mints and a cross of water mint and...

Pink Purslane

A succulent and tasty plant with an almost beetroot like earthy flavour that can be found throughout the year, it flowers from April to July....

Monkshood

A beautiful but deadly poisonous common plant that can poison by touch but this does not seem to cause fatal toxicity.

Sea Radish

Available year round and common around many coastal areas Sea Radish is an easy to recognise member of the cabbage family particularly when the seed pods are present.

Foxglove

There are a few species of foxglove and these poisonous plants can be hard to identify until the flowers appear.

Lesser Swine Cress

Lesser Swine Cress is a member of the Brassica family (Mustard or Cabbage Family), hence the ‘hot’ taste....

Scurvy Grass

A coastal plant that has made it inland due to salting and gritting of the roads. There are two common species, Common Scurvy Grass and Danish Scurvy Grass....