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Leicester Botany Group

An urban botany group for Leicester is being launched on 1st January 2024. The group will be administered initially by local botanist Louise Marsh and BSBI County Recorder Russell Parry.

The Leicester Botany Group's first field meeting will be a New Year Plant Hunt in the city. Details here.

If you would like to be added to the group's mailing list and be kept informed of upcoming field meetings, please email LeicesterBotany@gmail.com

Local Resources

Click on the link to download a recording card optimised for VC55.

NatureSpot has photographic galleries of local species and identification tips, plus information about local sites.

The Flora of Leicestershire & Rutland: Checklist and Rare Plant Register by Michael Jeeves; available from Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust.

Leicestershire publications

The Flora of Groby Parish, Martinshaw Wood and Sheet Hedges, by Edith Hesselgreaves, 1973. Digitised by Stephen Woodward. 

County Recorders