Somerset Rare Plants Group

Recording all plants growing wild in Somerset, not just the rarities!

Meeting 17/03/2018

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Simon the magician shows how he creates new Taraxacum species

The pressing workshop.


Esoteric might be the word for this meeting.. and, as ever, very interesting, and enjoyed by all.

Record and Taxon counts

The Excel “maps” containing the latest  record and taxon counts per 1 km square are now available under “Recording in Somerset”.

SRPG Photographic Competition – Results

The SRPG Photographic Competition was held at the AGM on the 20th January 2018.

The winner of the non plant category was:

SRPG on Brean Down (CHS)








The runner up was:

A Wet Picnic (GR)








In the plant category the winner was:

Helianthemum apenninum (CHS)









The runner up was:

Myosurus minimus (SJL)

Photographic Competition Short List (Plant Category)

1 – Rosa stylosa – Dolebury Warren (HJC)

2 – Symphytum x uplandicum -Chard (HJC)

3 – Hyacinthoides non-scripta – Sandford-Wood (HJC)

4 – Agrostemma githago -Combe Cross (GL)

5 – Myosoton aquaticum – Westport Canal (ITS)

6 – Helianthemum apenninum – Brean Down (CHS)

7 – Myosurus minimus – Swell Wood (SJL)

8 – Paris quadrifolia – Sandford Wood (GL)

Cheddar Gorge

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Botany on the Edge (GL)

Galium pumilium (GL)

Euphrasia tetraquetra (HJC)

Sorbus eminentoides (HJC)

SRPG at Cheddar Gorge (HJC)

Lollover Hill

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Allium oleraceum (HJC)

Gastridium ventricosum (HJC)

Spiranthes spiralis (HJC)

Vicia bithynica (HJC)

Gastridium Under Clouds (RFG)

Polypodium cambricum (RFG)

Stogumber & Monksilver

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Agrostemma githago (GL)

SRPG at Combe Cross (RFG)

SRPG at Combe Cross (RFG)

Wild Flower Fields at Combe Cross (RFG)

Antirhinum majus (ITS)

Corncockle and Other Wildflowers (GL)

Recording Fallow Field (ITS)

View from Silverdown Hill (ITS)

SRPG Lunch at Combe Cross (GL)

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