DALS WILDLIFE SITE { WILDLIFE OF NORTHERN ENGLAND}

WILDLIFE OF NORTHERN ENGLAND

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Harebell {wild flora}

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Orchids and other grassland flora.

 

Yellow rattle and hay meadows 

 

Beautiful but are they deadly?  a look at some poisonous wild flora

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Eyebright-wild flora and past medicinal uses

A look at this dainty flower along with its past medicinal uses. Description/images.

Eyebright.

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Barberry --Berberis vulgaris

A look at this familiar shrub along with notes about its past medicinal uses. Description and images /basic biology. Click on the links banner at the top  of this page. Scroll down to the relevant box, click this is a direct link to the article.

Bitter sweet or woody nightshade

Bittersweet its past and present medicinal uses. With images/description and notes fro historical medicinal papers.

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Monkshood its past and present medicinal uses.

A look at this garden species and its poisonous properties.

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Alexanders  their past and present medicinal uses

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Rosemary past and present medicinal uses.

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Rosemary flowers. Courtesy of Margalob  CC BY-SA 4.0  license

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Fools parsley

A look at this toxic member of the Parsley family which has often been mistaken for common parsley, sometimes with fatal consequences.Click on the links banner at the top of this page. Scroll down to relevant box. Click, this is a direct link to the article.

Chamomile, its past and present medicinal uses.

A look at this familiar species with historical observations of its uses along with those uses made of this species today. Description/images. Click on the Links banner at the top of this page. Scroll down to the relevant box. Click, this is a direct link to the article.

Burdock its past and present medicinal uses

A look at this common plant and its past and present medicinal uses. Description/images and historical notes.Click on the links banner at the top of this page. Scroll down to relevant box. Click, this is a direct link to the article.

Wood Betony its past and present medicinal uses.

A look at this species and its past and present medicinal uses. Historical noted from past herbalists and other eminent writers. Description/images. Click on the Links banner at the top of this page. Scroll down to relevant box.Click,this is a direct link to the article.

Wood betony

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Fumitory past and present medicinal uses.

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Sea Holly past and present medicinal uses

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Wild carrot past and present medicinal uses. 

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Ground ivy,past and present medicinal uses.

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Catmint,past and present medicinal uses.

A look at this well known species along with its past and present medicinal uses.Images/description/historical observations. Garden varieties. Click on the Links banner at the top of this page. Scroll down to relevant box. click this is a direct link to the article.

Bistort. Persicaria bistorta  past and present medicinal uses.

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Chervil,past and present medicinal uses.

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Buckbean{bogbean} Past and present medicinal uses.

A look at this marginal water plant and its past and present medicinal uses. description/images/Latin names explained. Notes and observations from past herbalists and physicians. Click on the Links banner at the top of this page . Scroll down to the relevant box, Click, this is a direct link to the article.

Birthwort. past and present medicinal uses.

This poisonous species has been used in herbal medicine for centuries and is almost certainly responsible for many deaths. Description/images/Latin names explained. Click on the links banner at the top  of this page. Scroll down to relevant box, click this is a direct link to the article.

Creeping Cinquefoil,past and present medicinal uses.

A look at this  familiar species with description and images. Past and present medicinal uses along with historical observations.Click on the links banner at the top of this page.Scroll down to relevant box click this is a direct link to the in depth article.

Meadow Saffron {Autumn crocus} past and present medicinal uses.

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