Explore Plants

 

From tiny mosses to mighty oaks - find out all about the UK's amazing plant life here.

Plants

Mosses, ferns and lichen

Mosses, ferns and lichen

These plants are more ancient and primitive than flowers and trees and they use spores to reproduce rather than seeds.... read more

 
Flowers

Flowers

Red, orange, yellow: all the colours of the rainbow can be found amongst wildflowers. Wherever you live, from city... read more

 
Fungi

Fungi

Fungi are a strange but fascinating wildlife group which includes mushrooms, toadstools and moulds. They're not closely... read more

 
Grasses

Grasses

Grasses are probably the most important group of plants for people. They feed, directly or indirectly, most of the... read more

 
Trees and Bushes

Trees and Bushes

It’s not difficult to spot trees, some are probably the oldest and tallest living things on the planet – trees are... read more

 
Marine plants

Marine plants

Plants don’t just grow on land – you can discover all sorts of fascinating plants and algae in the sea too. Seaweeds... read more