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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.

Although botanists know more about plants in Britain than anywhere else in the world things are always changing. New invasive species escape from gardens and exciting discoveries are often made.

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Re: Weird things stuck to me? 20 hours ago in Plants by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Acer ID 2 days ago in Trees by DMcKenzie DMcKenzie
Fungi id ? 3 days ago in Plants by John John
Re: Pyrus 4 days ago in Trees by DMcKenzie DMcKenzie
Re: Nice looking leaf, what tree is it from? 5 days ago in Trees by lucy lucy
Re: Shrub for ID 5 days ago in Trees by Hairstreak Hairstreak
Re: Any ideas what type of tree this is? 5 days ago in Trees by carl carl
Re: One more plant for ID please 6 days ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: What is this shrub please 6 days ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: Tree ID? 6 days ago in Plants by DrFred - Museum ID team DrFred - Museum ID team
Re: Weed or plant to keep..? 6 days ago in Plants by DrFred - Museum ID team DrFred - Museum ID team
Re: Tree Identifiaction 1 week ago in Trees by Allen Allen
Re: Conifers for ID 1 week ago in Trees by lucy lucy
Please can you identify 1 week ago in Plants by Jo Jo
Re: Please id this fruit ... 1 week ago in Plants by Happy Days Happy Days
Re: Flowers for ID 1 week ago in Plants by DrFred - Museum ID team DrFred - Museum ID team
Re: Acer? 1 week ago in Trees by DMcKenzie DMcKenzie
Re: Conifer puzzle 1 week ago in Trees by DMcKenzie DMcKenzie
Strange fungus 1 week ago in Plants by Brian Brian
Re: Tree ID required please 1 week ago in Trees by Hairstreak Hairstreak
Re: Flower for ID 1 week ago in Plants by Hairstreak Hairstreak
Re: Crab? 2 weeks ago in Trees by lucy lucy
Re: Plant ID, central London 2 weeks ago in Plants by DMcKenzie DMcKenzie
Re: Flower for ID 2 weeks ago in Plants by lucy lucy
Re: Plant ID 2 weeks ago in Plants by DMcKenzie DMcKenzie
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Re: Fern for ID 2 weeks ago in Plants by Hairstreak Hairstreak
Re: An almost Ulmussy shrub in dorset 2 weeks ago in Plants by MikeHardman MikeHardman
Re: Conifer 2 weeks ago in Trees by DMcKenzie DMcKenzie
Re: re sycamore tarspot? not 3 weeks ago in Plants by lucy lucy

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