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Wild Flowers Beattock to Cockburnspath

Barren - Potentilla sterilisBilberry - Vaccinium myrtillusBird’s Foot Trefoil - LotusBluebell - Hyacinthoides non –scriptaBramble - Rubus fruticosus agg., Broom - Cytisus scopariusBush Vetch - Vicia sepium 

Chickweed - Stellaria media agg.Common Dog-Violet - Viola rivinianaCommon Field Speedwell - Veronica chamaedrysCommon Fumitory pink and cream - Fumaria officinalisCommon Milkwort - Polygala vulgaris Common mouse-ear - Cerastium fontanumCommon Sorrel - Rumex acetosaCommon Vetch - Vicia sativa, Cotton grass - Eriophorum brachyantherumCorydalis - CorydalisCow Parsley - Anthriscus sylvestrisCreeping Buttercup - Ranunculus repens, Creeping Thistle - Cirsium arvenseCrosswort - Cruciata laevipes 

Dandelion - Taraxacum officianal agg., Daisy - Bellis perennisDog’s Mercury - Mercurialis perennisDove’s Foot Crane’s-billGeranium molle 

Few-Flowered Leek - Allium paradoxumField Forget-me-not - Myosotis arvensis 

Garlic Mustard - Aliaria petiolata, Germander Speedwell - Veronica chamaedrysGreater Stitchwort - Stellaria holostea, Green Alkanet - Pentaglottis sempervirens, Ground Ivy - Glechoma hederaceaGroundsel - Senecio vulgaris, Gorse - Ulex europaeus 

Hairy Bitter-Cress - Cardamine hirsute, Hairy Tare - Vicia hirsuteHerb Robert - Geranium robertianumHorsetail - Equisetum 

Ivy-leaved Toadflax - Cymbalaria muralis 

Kingcup - Caltha palustris 

Lady’s Smock/Cuckooflower - Cardamine pratensisLesser Celandine - Ranunculus ficaria, Lesser Trefoil - Trifolium dubiumLords and Ladies - Arum maculatum 

Meadow Buttercup - Ranunculus acrisMeadow Saxifrage - Saxifraga granulata, Mountain Pansy - Viola lutea 

Opposite-leaved Golden-saxifrage - Chrysosplenium oppositifolium 

Pink Purslane - Claytonia sibiricaPrimrose - Primula vulgaris 

Ramsons - Allium ursinumRaspberry - Rubus idaeus, Red Campion - Silene dioicaRed Dead-Nettle - Lamium purpureumRibwort Plantain - Plantago lanceolata 

Russian Comfrey - Symphytum x uplandicumSelfheal - Prunella vulgaris, Shepherd’s Purse - Capsella bursa-pastoris 

Thyme-leaved Speedwell - Veronica serpyllifoliaTormentil - Potentilla erecta 

Water Avens - Geum revaleWelsh poppy - Meconopsis cambricaWild Strawberry - Fragaria vescaWhite Dead-nettle - Lamium albumWood Forget-me-not - Mysotis sylvaticaWoodruff - Galium odoratum, Wood Sorrel - Oxallis acetosella 

This list was compiled by a group of ladies who were walking the Southern Uplands Way in mid May 2007. 

Top photo Common Mouse-ear, Middle photo Cuckoo-Flower, Right photo Green alkanet