Toads spend most of their time away from water, living mainly in damp places but returning to ponds and ditched to breed. They eat mainly invertebrates and are mostly active at night.
Common frogs need to stay damp and so are usually found near to freshwater. They feed mainly on insects and hibernate in the winter under stones or in other damp places.
Long, thin, pea-like seed pods.
One of the first flowers to appear in Spring. Flowers on erect stem.
All parts of this plant are very poisonous.
Has a red stem and very fragrant flowers.
Whole plant very hairy. Daisy-like flowers.
Often found near grazing lifestock, creates a sea of yellow in early summer.
Very thick stem. Flowers smaller than other buttercups with a large, green centre.
Indicative of floodplain meadows.
Hairy square stem. Traditionally used as a wound dressing in herbal medicine.
Also known as himalayan balsam this plant is an invasive species commonly found on river banks.