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Found an interesting looking plant in your garden, local wood or allotment? Let our scientists and keen volunteers help you to identify it. Upload your photographs and ask questions about British plants, from seaweeds to sundews and bluebells to bracken.

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Re: Received plant identification question 4 hours ago in Plants by Steve Jelf Steve Jelf
Re: Is this a violet helleborine? 10 hours ago in Plants by DrFred - Museum ID team DrFred - Museum ID team
Re: What tree is this (Mortlake Cemetery)? 14 hours ago in Trees by Allysse Allysse
Re: Help with tree identification? 1 day ago in Trees by lucy lucy
Re: Leaf found in clay 2 days ago in Plants by emma_c emma_c
Re: is there something wrong with this grass ? 3 days ago in Plants by DrFred - Museum ID team DrFred - Museum ID team
Re: Tree Identification 4 days ago in Plants by Syd Syd
Re: Wild orchids 4 days ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: Fungi 5 days ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: Help identifying this tree 6 days ago in Trees by lucy lucy
Re: Plant 6 days ago in Plants by DrFred - Museum ID team DrFred - Museum ID team
Re: Pink flower identification please 6 days ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: New home Tree ID 1 week ago in Plants by AmandaB AmandaB
Re: Is this valerian? 1 week ago in Plants by Karina22 Karina22
Re: Garden plant ID please 1 week ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: What is this tree 1 week ago in Trees by janis janis
Re: Tree ID query 1 week ago in Trees by lucy lucy
Re: Can someone please identify this plant? 1 week ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: Help identifying this tree 1 week ago in Trees by lucy lucy
Re: Hogweed????? 1 week ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: Pink flower identification please 1 week ago in Plants by AmandaB AmandaB
Re: Can you help identify this plant? 1 week ago in Plants by AmandaB AmandaB
What tree is this please? 1 week ago in Trees by Wendy Wendy
Re: flowers near Bilsthorpe 1 week ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: Plant for iD please 1 week ago in Plants by Kestrel Kestrel
Re: ID of red growths on roses please 1 week ago in Plants by Kestrel Kestrel
Re: Can anybody help to identify this Heleborine/Orchid 1 week ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: On the Downs near Dover 2 weeks ago in Plants by AmandaB AmandaB
Re: Bush for ID please 2 weeks ago in Plants by Kestrel Kestrel
Re: Daisy? type plant for ID please 2 weeks ago in Plants by Luca Luca

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