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here is a list of native plants to berkshire:

Annual Plants found in berkshire

Common Name Scientific Name
Annual Meadow-grass Poa annua
Barren Brome Anisantha sterilis
Basil Thyme Clinopodium acinos
Bird's-foot Ornithopus perpusillus
Black Mustard Brassica nigra
Black-grass Alopecurus myosuroides
Blue Fleabane Erigeron acer
Bugloss Anchusa arvensis
Bur Chervil Anthriscus caucalis
Chaffweed Anagallis minima
Charlock Sinapis arvensis
Common Cow-wheat Melampyrum pratense
Common Orache Atriplex patula
Common Poppy Papaver rhoeas
Common Stork's-bill agg. Erodium cicutarium agg.
Common Whitlowgrass agg. Erophila verna agg.
Corn Chamomile Anthemis arvensis
Deptford Pink Dianthus armeria
Dove's-foot Crane's-bill Geranium molle
Early Hair-grass Aira praecox
Fat-hen Chenopodium album
Fern-grass Catapodium rigidum
Field Pansy Viola arvensis
Field Penny-cress Thlaspi arvense
Fig-leaved Goosefoot Chenopodium ficifolium
Fool's Parsley Aethusa cynapium
Hairy Bitter-cress Cardamine hirsuta
Hare's-foot Clover Trifolium arvense
Hedge Mustard Sisymbrium officinale
Herb-Robert Geranium robertianum
Hop Trefoil Trifolium campestre
Interrupted Brome Bromus interruptus
Lesser Trefoil Trifolium dubium
Loose Silky-bent Apera spica-venti
Many-seeded Goosefoot Chenopodium polyspermum
Meadow Brome Bromus commutatus
Nodding Bur-marigold Bidens cernua
Parsley-piert agg. Aphanes arvensis agg.
Scarlet Pimpernel Anagallis arvensis
Shepherd's-purse Capsella bursa-pastoris
Silver Hair-grass Aira caryophyllea
Small Nettle Urtica urens
Small Toadflax Chaenorhinum minus
Smooth Brome Bromus racemosus
Smooth Hawk's-beard Crepis capillaris
Soft-brome Bromus hordeaceus
Spear-leaved Orache Atriplex prostrata
Sticky Mouse-ear Cerastium glomeratum
Stinking Chamomile Anthemis cotula
Stinking Hawk's-beard Crepis foetida
Swine-cress Coronopus squamatus
Thale Cress Arabidopsis thaliana
Thyme-leaved Sandwort Arenaria serpyllifolia
Trifid Bur-marigold Bidens tripartita
Wavy Bitter-cress Cardamine flexuosa
Yellow-rattle Rhinanthus minor
Yellow-wort Blackstonia perfoliata

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Biennial plants found in Berkshire

Common Name Scientific Name
Autumn Gentian Gentianella amarella
Carline Thistle Carlina vulgaris
Clustered Bellflower Campanula glomerata
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea
Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata
Great Mullein Verbascum thapsus
Greater Burdock Arctium lappa
Green Hound's-tongue Cynoglossum germanicum
Hairy Rock-cress Arabis hirsuta
Harebell Campanula rotundifolia
Hemlock Conium maculatum
Hogweed Heracleum sphondylium
Hound's-tongue Cynoglossum officinale
Marsh Thistle Cirsium palustre
Musk Thistle Carduus nutans
Nettle-leaved Bellflower Campanula trachelium
Ribbed Melilot Melilotus officinalis
Rough Chervil Chaerophyllum temulum
Rough Hawk's-beard Crepis biennis
Sheep's-bit Jasione montana
Spear Thistle Cirsium vulgare
Tower Mustard Arabis glabra
Upright Brome Bromopsis erecta
Viper's-bugloss Echium vulgare
Weld Reseda luteola
Welted Thistle Carduus crispus
Wild Carrot Daucus carota
Wild Mignonette Reseda lutea
Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
Wild Teasel Dipsacus fullonum
Winter-cress Barbarea vulgaris

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Perennial plants found in berkshire

Common Name Scientific Name
Barren Strawberry Potentilla sterilis
Betony Stachys officinalis
Biting Stonecrop Sedum acre
Bitter-vetch Lathyrus linifolius
Black Bent Agrostis gigantea
Black Spleenwort Asplenium adiantum-nigrum
Bladder Campion Silene vulgaris
Bog Pimpernel Anagallis tenella
Brittle Bladder-fern Cystopteris fragilis
Broad-leaved Dock Rumex obtusifolius
Brown Sedge Carex disticha
Burnet-saxifrage Pimpinella saxifraga
Carnation Sedge Carex panicea
Cock's-foot Dactylis glomerata
Common Bent Agrostis capillaris
Common Bird's-foot-trefoil Lotus corniculatus
Common Comfrey Symphytum officinale
Common Couch Elytrigia repens
Common Fleabane Pulicaria dysenterica
Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra
Common Mallow Malva sylvestris
Common Mouse-ear Cerastium fontanum
Common Nettle Urtica dioica
Common Ragwort Senecio jacobaea
Common Restharrow Ononis repens
Common Sedge Carex nigra
Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa
Common Toadflax Linaria vulgaris
Common Valerian Valeriana officinalis
Corn Mint Mentha arvensis
Cow Parsley Anthriscus sylvestris
Creeping Bent Agrostis stolonifera
Creeping Cinquefoil Potentilla reptans
Creeping Soft-grass Holcus mollis
Creeping Thistle Cirsium arvense
Crested Dog's-tail Cynosurus cristatus
Cuckooflower Cardamine pratensis
Curled Dock Rumex crispus
Devil's-bit Scabious Succisa pratensis
Downy-fruited Sedge Carex filiformis
Dwarf Thistle Cirsium acaule
Elongated Sedge Carex elongata
False Brome Brachypodium sylvaticum
False Fox-sedge Carex otrubae
False Oat-grass Arrhenatherum elatius
Fiddle Dock Rumex pulcher
Field Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis
Field Scabious Knautia arvensis
Flea Sedge Carex pulicaris
Glaucous Sedge Carex flacca
Greater Bird's-foot-trefoil Lotus pedunculatus
Greater Celandine Chelidonium majus
Greater Knapweed Centaurea scabiosa
Greater Plantain Plantago major
Greater Stitchwort Stellaria holostea
Greater Tussock-sedge Carex paniculata
Green-ribbed Sedge Carex binervis
Grey Sedge Carex divulsa
Hairy Sedge Carex hirta
Hairy Wood-rush Luzula pilosa
Hairy-brome Bromopsis ramosa
Heath Bedstraw Galium saxatile
Heath-grass Danthonia decumbens
Hedge Woundwort Stachys sylvatica
Hemp-agrimony Eupatorium cannabinum
Horseshoe Vetch Hippocrepis comosa
Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum
Lady-fern Athyrium filix-femina
Large Bitter-cress Cardamine amara
Lesser Hairy-brome Bromopsis benekenii
Maidenhair Spleenwort Asplenium trichomanes
Male-fern agg. Dryopteris filix-mas agg.
Marsh Foxtail Alopecurus geniculatus
Marsh Valerian Valeriana dioica
Mat-grass Nardus stricta
Meadow Crane's-bill Geranium pratense
Meadow Fescue Festuca pratensis
Meadow Foxtail Alopecurus pratensis
Meadow Saxifrage Saxifraga granulata
Meadow Vetchling Lathyrus pratensis
Mouse-ear-hawkweed Pilosella officinarum
Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris
Musk-mallow Malva moschata
Orpine Sedum telephium
Oval Sedge Carex ovalis
Pale Sedge Carex pallescens
Pellitory-of-the-wall Parietaria judaica
Pendulous Sedge Carex pendula
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Perennial Rye-grass Lolium perenne
Perennial Wall-rocket Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Pill Sedge Carex pilulifera
Prickly Sedge Carex muricata
Purple Moor-grass Molinia caerulea
Quaking-grass Briza media
Ragged-Robin Lychnis flos-cuculi
Red Campion Silene dioica
Red Clover Trifolium pratense
Red Fescue Festuca rubra
Remote Sedge Carex remota
Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata
Rough Hawkbit Leontodon hispidus
Rough Meadow-grass Poa trivialis
Rustyback Ceterach officinarum
Saw-wort Serratula tinctoria
Sheep's Fescue agg. Festuca ovina agg.
Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella
Silverweed Potentilla anserina
Slender Tufted-sedge Carex acuta
Small Scabious Scabiosa columbaria
Smooth Meadow-grass agg. Poa pratensis agg.
Spiked Sedge Carex spicata
Spring-sedge Carex caryophyllea
Squinancywort Asperula cynanchica
Star Sedge Carex echinata
Stinking Iris Iris foetidissima
Sweet Vernal-grass Anthoxanthum odoratum
Thin-spiked Wood-sedge Carex strigosa
Timothy agg. Phleum pratense agg.
Tor-grass Brachypodium pinnatum
Tormentil Potentilla erecta
Tufted Vetch Vicia cracca
Tufted-sedge Carex elata
Velvet Bent agg. Agrostis canina agg.
Wall-rue Asplenium ruta-muraria
Water Mint Mentha aquatica
Wavy Hair-grass Deschampsia flexuosa
White Clover Trifolium repens
Wild Angelica Angelica sylvestris
Wild Clary Salvia verbenaca
Wild Thyme Thymus polytrichus
Wood Dock Rumex sanguineus
Wood Forget-me-not Myosotis sylvatica
Wood Millet Milium effusum
Wood Small-reed Calamagrostis epigejos
Wood Spurge Euphorbia amygdaloides
Wood-sedge Carex sylvatica
Yorkshire-fog Holcus lanatus
Zigzag Clover Trifolium medium


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Herbaceous plants found in berkshire

Common Name Scientific Name
Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria
Black Horehound Ballota nigra
Broad-leaved Willowherb Epilobium montanum
Bugle Ajuga reptans
Chamomile Chamaemelum nobile
Columbine Aquilegia vulgaris
Common Calamint Clinopodium ascendens
Common Dog-violet Viola riviniana
Cowslip Primula veris
Creeping-Jenny Lysimachia nummularia
Crosswort Cruciata laevipes
Daisy Bellis perennis
Fragrant Agrimony Agrimonia procera
Germander Speedwell Veronica chamaedrys
Great Willowherb Epilobium hirsutum
Green Hellebore Helleborus viridis
Ground-ivy Glechoma hederacea
Hairy Violet Viola hirta
Heath Speedwell Veronica officinalis
Hairy Willowherb Epilobium parviflorum
Kidney Vetch Anthyllis vulneraria
Lesser Calamint Clinopodium calamintha
Marsh Willowherb Epilobium palustre
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
Pale Dog-violet Viola lactea
Pale Willowherb Epilobium roseum
Primrose Primula vulgaris
Rosebay Willowherb Chamerion angustifolium
Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor
Selfheal Prunella vulgaris
Skullcap Scutellaria galericulata
Sneezewort Achillea ptarmica
Spear-leaved Willowherb Epilobium lanceolatum
Sweet Violet Viola odorata
Wild Basil Clinopodium vulgare
Wild Liquorice Astragalus glycyphyllos
Wild Marjoram Origanum vulgare
Wild Pansy Viola tricolor
Wild Strawberry Fragaria vesca
Wood Anemone Anemone nemorosa
Wood Sage Teucrium scorodonia
Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Yellow Archangel Lamiastrum galeobdolon


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Climber Shrubs found in berkshire

Common Nam Scientific Name
Hedge Bindweed Calystegia sepium
Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum
Hop Humulus lupulus
Ivy Hedera helix
Traveller's-joy Clematis vitalba


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Geophyte/tubers

Common Name Scientific Name
Bluebell Hyacinthoides non-scripta
Broad-leaved Helleborine Epipactis helleborine
Common Spotted-orchid Dactylorhiza fuchsii
Coralroot Cardamine bulbifera
Daffodil Narcissus pseudonarcissus
Early Marsh-orchid Dactylorhiza incarnata
Enchanter's-nightshade Circaea lutetiana
Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense
Ghost Orchid Epipogium aphyllum
Green-flowered Helleborine Epipactis phyllanthes
Heath Spotted-orchid Dactylorhiza maculata
Herb-paris Paris quadrifolia
Lily-of-the-valley Convallaria majalis
Lords-and-Ladies Arum maculatum
Marsh Helleborine Epipactis palustris
Marsh Horsetail Equisetum palustre
Marsh Woundwort Stachys palustris
Moschatel Adoxa moschatellina
Narrow-lipped Helleborine Epipactis leptochila
Pignut Conopodium majus
Pyramidal Orchid Anacamptis pyramidalis
Ramsons Allium ursinum
Southern Marsh-orchid Dactylorhiza praetermissa
Violet Helleborine Epipactis purpurata
White Bryony Bryonia dioica
White Helleborine Cephalanthera damasonium
Wild Onion Allium vineale
Yellow Iris Iris pseudacorus


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Large shrub/Small tree

Common Name Scientific Name
Alder Buckthorn Frangula alnus
Almond Willow Salix triandra
Buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica
Common Juniper Juniperus communis
Crab Apple Malus sylvestris
Dogwood Cornus sanguinea
Elder Sambucus nigra
Goat Willow Salix caprea
Grey Willow Salix cinerea
Guelder-rose Viburnum opulus
Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Hazel Corylus avellana
Holly Ilex aquifolium
Midland Hawthorn Crataegus laevigata
Osier Salix viminalis
Purple Willow Salix purpurea
Spindle Euonymus europaeus
Wayfaring-tree Viburnum lantana
Wild Privet Ligustrum vulgare
Yew Taxus baccata


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Trees

Common Name Scientific Name
Alder Alnus glutinosa
Ash Fraxinus excelsior
Aspen Populus tremula
Beech Fagus sylvatica
Common Whitebeam Sorbus aria
Crack-willow Salix fragilis
Downy Birch Betula pubescens
English Elm Ulmus procera
Field Maple Acer campestre
Hornbeam Carpinus betulus
Pedunculate Oak Quercus robur
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia
Silver Birch Betula pendula
White Willow Salix alba
Wild Cherry Prunus avium
Wych Elm Ulmus glabra


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Water Plants found in Berkshire

Common Name Scientific Name
Blunt-fruited Water-starwort Callitricheobtusangula
Floating Club-rush Eleogitonfluitans
Lesser Marshwort Apiuminundatum
Narrow-leaved Water-plantain Alismalanceolatum
Rigid Hornwort Ceratophyllumdemersum
Water Dock Rumexhydrolapathum
Water-plantain Alismaplantago-aquatica
White Water-lily Nymphaeaalba
Yellow Water-lily Nupharlutea

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Marsh plants found in Berkshire

Common Name Scientific Name
Bladder-sedge Carexvesicaria
Common Spike-rush Eleocharispalustris
Common Water-starwort agg. Callitrichestagnalis agg.
Creeping Yellow-cress Rorippasylvestris
Cyperus Sedge Carexpseudocyperus
Flowering-rush Butomusumbellatus
Fool's-water-cress Apiumnodiflorum
Greater Pond-sedge Carexriparia
Greater Water-parsnip Siumlatifolium
Lesser Pond-sedge Carexacutiformis
Marsh-marigold Calthapalustris
Needle Spike-rush Eleocharisacicularis
Purple-loosestrife Lythrumsalicaria
Water Horsetail Equisetumfluviatile
Water-cress agg. Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Woodruff Galiumodoratum
Yellow Loosestrife Lysimachiavulgaris

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