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Interesting Plants of Guernsey.

Bridget Ozanne & Charles David


Last updated 30th March 2012 (changed and new species with *)

Species list arranged taxonomically

Adantium capillis-veneris, Maidenhair Fern
Aegapodium podagraria, Ground Elder
Aethusa cynapium, Fool's Parsley
Agapanthus praecox, African Lily
Aira caryophyllea, Silver Hair-grass
Aira praecox, Early Hair-grass
Alisma plantago-aquatica, Water-plantain
Allium ampeloprasum, Wild Leek
Allium neapolitanum, Star of Bethlehem
Allium roseum, Rosy Garlic
Allium triquetrum, Stinking Onions, Three Cornered Leek
Allium vineale, Crow Garlic
Alopecurus geniculatus, Marsh Foxtail
Alopecurus pratensis, Meadow Foxtail
Althaea officinalis, Marsh Mallow
Amaranthus deflexus, Perennial Pigweed
Amaryllis belladonna, Jersey Lily
Ammophila arenaria, Marram
Anisantha diandra, Great Brome
Anisantha madritensis, Compact Brome
Anacamptis laxiflora, Loose-flowered Orchid
Anacamptis pyramidalis, Pyramidal Orchid
Anagallis arvensis, Scarlet Pimpernel
Anagallis tenella, Bog Pimpernel
Anogramma leptophylla, Jersey Fern
Anthriscus caucalis, Burr Chervil
Anthyllis vulneraria, Kidney Vetch
Aphanes australis, Lesser Parsley-piert
Apium graveolens, Wild Celery
Apium nodiflorum, Fool's Water-cress
Armeria maritima, Sea Pink or Thrift
Asparagus prostratus, Prostrate Asparagus
Asplenium adantium-nigrum, Black Spleenwort
Asplenium marinum, Sea Spleenwort
Asplenium obovatum, Lanceolate Spleenwort
Asplenium officinarum, Rustyback
Asplenium ruta-muraria, Wall-rue
Asplenium scolopendrium, Hart's Tongue Fern
Asplenium trichomanes, Maidenhair Spleenwort *
Asplenium x microdon, Guernsey Fern
Asplenium x sarniense, Guernsey Spleenwort *
Atriplex portulacoides, Sea Purslane
Avena barbata, Slender Oat
Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima, Sea Beet
Briza maxima, Greater Quaking-Grass
Bupleurum baldense, Small Hare's-ear
Cakile maritima, Sea Rocket
Calendula arvensis Field Marigold
Carpobrotus edulis, Hottentot Fig
Carpobrotus glaucescens, Sea Fig
Centaurea aspera, Rough Star-thistle
Cerastium diffusum, Sea Mouse-ear
Chamaemelum nobile, Chamomile
Chenopodium chenopodioides, Saltmarsh Goosefoot *
Chrysosplenium oppositifolium, Golden Saxifrage
Clinopodium calamintha, Lesser Calamint
Crambe maritima, Sea Kale
Crassula tillea, Mossy Stonecrop
Cuscuta epithymum, Dodder
Cynodon dactylon, Bermuda Grass
Cyperus eragrostis, Pale Galingale
Cyperus longus, Galingale
Cytisus scoparius, Common Broom
Cytisus scoparius ssp maritimus, Prostrate Broom
Dactylorhiza fuchsii & Dactylorhiza maculata, Common & Heath Spotted-orchids
Dactylorhiza praetermissa, Southern-Marsh-orchid
Delairea odorata, German Ivy
Dianthus armeria, Deptford Pink *
Digitalis purpurea, Foxglove
Echium pininiana, Giant Echium
Echium vulgare, Viper's Bugloss
Erigeron karvinskianus, Mexican Fleabane, St Peter Port Daisy
Erodium moschatum, Musk Storksbill
Eryngium maritimum, Sea Holly
Eryngium campestre, Field Eryngo *
Euphorbia portlandica, Portland Spurge
Exaculum pusillum, Guernsey Centaury
Fumaria bastardii, Tall Ramping Fumitory
Fumaria capreolata, White Ramping Fumitory
Fumaria muralis ssp boraei, Common Ramping-Fumitory
Fumaria purpurea, Purple Fumitory
Geranium maderense, Giant Herb-Robert, or Madeiran Cranesbill
Geranium molle, Dove's-foot Cranesbill
Geranium purpureum, Little Robin
Geranium robertianum, Herb Robert
Geranium rotundifolium, Round-leaved Geranium
Geranium yeoi, Greater Herb-Robert
Geranium herrerae, Alderney Geranium
Glaucium flavum, Yellow Horned Poppy
Gnaphalium luteoalbum, Jersey Cudweed *
Herniaria ciliolata, Fringed Rupturewort
Himantoglossum hircinum, Lizard Orchid
Honckenya peploides, Sea Sandwort
Hyacinthoides non-scripta, Bluebell
Hypericum humifusum, Trailing St John's-wort
Hypericum linariifolium, Toadflax-leaved St John's-wort
Inula crithmoides, Golden Samphire
Iris foetidissima, Stinking Iris
Iris pseudacorus, Yellow Flag Iris
Isoetes histrix, Land Quillwort
Jasione montana, Sheep's Bit
Juncus acutus, Sharp Rush
Juncus capitatus, Dwarf Rush
Lagurus ovatus, Hare's Tail Grass
Lampranthus roseus, Rosy Dew-plant
Limonium binervosum, Rock Sea-Lavender
Lotus angustissimus, Slender Bird's-foot Trefoil
Lotus corniculatus, Bird's-foot Trefoil
Lotus subbiflorus, Hairy Bird's-foot Trefoil
Lotus glaber, Narrow-Leaved Bird's-foot Trefoil
Malva arborea, Tree Mallow
Malva pseudolavatera, Cornish Mallow
Matthiola sinuata, Sea Stock
Melilotus albus, White Melilot
Melilotus indicus, Small Melilot
Mibora minima, Early Sand-grass
Milium vernalessp. sarniense, Dwarf Millet
Misopates orontium, Weasel Snout
Moenchia erecta, Upright Chickweed
Muehlenbeckia complexa, New Zealand Wire Plant
Myosotis ramosissima, Early Forget-me-not
Nasturtium officinale, Watercress
Ophioglossum azoricum, Small Adder's Tongue
Ophioglossum lusitanicum, Least Adder's Tongue
Ophioglossum vulgatum, Common Adder's Tongue
Ophrys apifera, Bee Orchid
Ornithogalum umbellatun pratense, Star of Bethlehem
Ornithopus perpusillus, Bird's-foot
Ornithopus pinnatus, Orange Bird's-foot
Orobanche hederae, Ivy Broomrape
Orobanche purpurea, Yarrow Broomrape
Oxalis incarnata, Pale Oxalis
Oxalis pes-caprae, Bermuda Buttercup
Parentucellia viscosa, Yellow Bartsia
Petasites fragrans, (Guernsey) Coltsfoot, Winter Heliotrope
Pedicularis sylvatica, Lousewort
Phyllitis scolopendrium, Hart's Tongue Fern
Pilosella peleteriana, Shaggy Mouse-ear Hawkweed
Poa infirma, Early Meadow-Grass
Polycarpon tetraphyllum, Four-Leaved Allseed or Guernsey Chickweed
Polygala vulgaris & serpyllifolia, Common & Heath Milkworts
Polygonum oxyspermum, Ray's Knotgrass
Polypodium cambricum, Southern Polypody
Polypogon viridis, Water Bent
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus, Sea Radish
Romulea columnae, Sand Crocus
Romulea rosea var australis, Onion Grass
Rosa spinosissima, Burnet Rose
Rumex rupestris, Shore Dock
Salpichroa origanifolium, Cock's Eggs
Scilla autumnalis, Autumn Squill
Sedum acre, Biting Stonecrop
Sedum anglicum, English Stonecrop
Selaginella kraussiana, Kraus's Clubmoss
Senecio angulatus, Cape Ivy
Senecio vulgaris var. denticulatus, Rayed Groundsel
Sibthorpia europaea, Cornish Moneywort
Silene dioica, Red Campion
Silene gallica, Small-flowered Catchfly
Silene uniflora, Sea Campion
Solanum chenopodioides, Tall Nightshade
Solanum nigrum, Black Nightshade
Spergularia bocconei, Greek Sand Spurrey
Spiranthes spiralis, Autumn Lady's Tresses
Teesdalia nudicaulis, Shepherd's Cress
Trachelium caeruleum, Blue Throatwort
Trachystemon orientalis, Abraham-Isaac-Jacob
Trifolium fragiferum, Strawberry Clover
Trifolium glomeratum, Clustered Clover
Trifolium occidentale, Western Clover
Trifolium repens, White Clover
Trifolium scabrum, Rough Clover
Trifolium striatum, Knotted Clover
Trifolium suffocatum, Suffocated Clover
Umbiliculus rupestris, Wall Pennywort
Vicia bithynica, Bithynian Vetch
Vicia lutea, Yellow Vetch
Viola kitaibeliana, Dwarf Pansy
Zostera marina, Eelgrass

Photos from the Guernsey Biological Records Centre © B.J. Ozanne & C.T. David. For higher resolution or other pictures or information please contact the Guernsey Biological Records Centre, gsybiorec@cwgsy.net.

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