Dog Rose (Rosa canina)

Dog rose, or Rosa canina, is a wild rose species classified as part of the Rosaceae family. It is a very well known wild plant that has been used medicinally for centuries. Additionally, archaeologists suspect that dog rose fruits have been a source of food for people since as early as

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Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

Traditionally used to create cattle-proof barrier hedges and Irish Shillelagh walking sticks, blackthorn plants are common across the British Isles. Today, its berries are still used to create preserves and sloe gin, while the dense, spiny branches provide an essential, safe haven for many birds. Overview Scientific Name: Prunus spinosa Common

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Cowslip (Primula veris)

With its attractive flowers, the cowslip plant is an important food source for various insects. The leaves can be used in cooking. They are popular in Spanish cuisine, while the citrus-tasting flowers are great in salads or as a traditional flavouring for English country wine.  Overview Scientific Name: Primula veris Common

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Ramsons (Allium ursinum)

Ramsons, also known as wild garlic, are abundant plants that provide numerous health benefits as well as tasting great. If you enjoy spring walks in the woodlands, foraging for ramsons is a popular pastime that can also be used to help elevate your cuisine. Overview Scientific Name: Allium ursinum Common Name/s:

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