Wild Flower Species

Many types of wild flower grow in the fields and woodlands that surround the self catering holiday cottages at Plas Farm.

Red Campion Bluebell Milk Flower Bird’s Foot Trefoil Great Hairy Willowherb Tormentil Sheep’s Bit Scabious Common Cow Wheat Bell Heather
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Wild Flower Species List
Since 2006, when we began recording, 51 different species of wild flower have been have recorded around the holiday cottages at the farm. This number is rising all the time thanks to the efforts of our visitors who indulge in a bit of flower spotting whilst on their holiday in this hidden corner of South Wales. Here is the latest list – please inform us if there is something to add!

WHITE – See the White Flower Gallery
1. Burnet Saxifrage Pimpinella saxifraga
2. Common Daisy Bellis perennis
3. Common Enchanter’s Nightshade Circaea lutetiana
4. Common Eyebright Euphrasia officinalis
5. Cuckoo Flower Cardamine pratensis
6. Hogweed Heracleum sphondylium
7. Ivy Hedera helix
8. Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata
9. Large Bindweed Calystegia silvatica
10. Ox-eye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
11. Snowberry Symphoricarpos albus
12. Snowdrop Galarithus nivalis
13. Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica
14. Yarrow Achillea millefolium

RED/PINK – See the Red-Pink Flower Gallery
1. Bell heather Erica cinerea
2. Foxglove Digitalis purpurea
3. Great Hairy Willowherb Epilobium hirsutum
4. Herb Robert Geranium robertianum
5. Red Campion Silene dioica
6. Red Clover Trifolium pratense
7. Red Shank Persicaria maculosa
8. Rosebay Willowherb Epilobium angustifolium
9. Scarlet Pimpernel Anagallis arvensis

BLUE/PURPLE – See Blue-Purple Flower Gallery
1. Bluebell Endymion non-scriptus
2. Common Forget-me-not Myosotis arvensis
3. Common Hemp Nettle Galeopsis tetrahit
4. Creeping Thistle Cirsium arvense
5. Heather Calluna vulgaris
6. Purple Crocus Crocus albiflorus
7. Selfheal Prunella vulgaris
8. Sheep’s-bit Jasione montana
9. Tufted Vetch Vicia cracca
10. Woody Nightshade Solanum dulcamara
11. Devil’s Bit Scabious Succisa pratensis

YELLOW – See the Yellow Flower Gallery
1. Bird’s Foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
2. Common Cow-wheat Melampyrum pratense
3. Common Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
4. Common Ragwort Senecio jacobaea
5. Creeping Buttercup Ranunculus repens
6. Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum
7. Lesser Celandine Ranunculus ficaria
8. Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris
9. Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria
10. Pineappleweed Matricaria discoidea
11. Primrose Primula vulgaris
12. Silverweed Potentilla anserina
13. Smooth Hawk’s-beard Crepis capillaris
14. Tormentil Potentilla erecta
15. Welsh Poppy Meconopsis cambrica
16. Wild Daffodil Narcissus pseudonarcissus
17. Yellow Pimpernel Lysimachia nemorum
18. Golden Rod Solidago virgaurea

BROWN AND GREEN
1. Bog Rush Juncus effusus