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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 26.4 April 2015

Plant identification: a guide to the guides

By - Andrew Branson

There are more guides to plants today than ever before. Here is an overview to help you to pick your way through them. 

It’s spring. You’re enjoying a walk through a wood. Primroses are covering the banks, some buttercups are clustered under a Hazel, and along the track there are violets, too. But wait a moment: if you are a true naturalist, this is just not good enough. 

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist