plants

Sunrise over bluebells in Warwickshire
We asked conservation organisations and BBC Wildlife readers for their favourite bluebell locations.
The seeds of Karomia gigas
First database of all tree species on Earth has been created. 
An example of how specimens will appear in the Plants of the World Online
Plants of the World Online portal to share botanical knowledge. 
These invasive non-native species are causing harm to environments and native wildlife.
Raccoon
Find out about some invasive non-native species that could cause big problems if they become established. 
Mistletoe
Discover fascinating facts about this iconic festive plant. 
Road verge
One of the largest British nature reserves looks stunning in summer, but it’s not what you expect and is increasingly under threat.
Wildflower meadow, UK
Visit a UK meadow this summer to enjoy beautiful wildflowers.  
Bluebells in woodland.
Wildlife photographer Ross Hoddinott shares his expert tips for photographing beautiful bluebells. 
Dendrobium cynthiae
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, has recently released a fascinating annual review of the global status of plants. We’ve highlighted the most important points. 
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