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© Phillip Preceyderbwt

A robust low-growing perennial.

Other names: King cup, May-blobs

Meadow vetchling

A climbing perennial.


Frothy white flowers on tall red stems.

Melancholy thistle

Tall stems bearing large purple thistle flowers.

© Stefan Johansson

The UK’s smallest falcon is an elusive bird with a sparse population. To be found in the north eastern Lakeland fells and the north Pennines with just 50 breeding pairs in the county.