This report is the culmination of a years recording by a group of volunteers in the Sid Valley and is a benchmark in which to plan future work.
https://sidvalleybiodiversity.org.uk/a- ... d-flowers/
I see that you are aiming to expand your coverage of graminoids this year. If you're not already familiar with them, I would recommend the fold-out ID sheets from FSC as well as the booklets by Faith Anstey (https://www.wildflowerstudy.co.uk/) which are great to help beginners or those less confident with grasses etc. I look forward to hearing your update next year!
Yes, I am in touch with Roger and he is considering some of the records.
As we are all amateurs in the group, I expected a few mistakes. I am working with Sidmouth Museum on a new interactive biodiversity display and, checking the list carefully, I have noticed things like two entries for Monkey Flower but under different Latin names, Mimulus and Erythranthre. Working with a Victorian list has been a real challenge in the names department, but part of the fun.
Three that Roger questioned are wrong and to be removed from the published list.
The Hypericum undulatum was one of mine, up on the East Hill Strips east of Ottery St Mary. I cannot remember exactly what took me through the key to Wavy. Looking at the picture, I am not totally convinced and I will be going back. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/95521166
Stefan or I will post updates when we have them.
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