Plants

These plants pages include local information about over 70 plants species found in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, from the stunning lesser butterfly orchid and the common harebell to the difficult to identify montane eyebright. Why not use our A-Z of wildlife below or the general search box at the top of the page to quickly find the species you are looking for and then have the facts at your fingertips.

The information includes fascinating facts and where the species can be found as well as what local people and organisations are doing to conserve, maintain and enhance them in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are also beautiful images, survey findings, downloads as well as related links and references in case you want to find out more.

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Wharfedale in Yorkshire is a valley favoured by nature and enriched by romance. From 'Wharfedale' by Ella Pontefract & Marie Hartley

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