Turning Knowledge into Understanding
Various articles are presented here which are relevant to a good understanding of woodland wildflowers. I have attempted to write them in a light hearted and interesting way, aware that too many botanical details are not always the most riveting of reading. I hope this slightly less than scientific approach will be acceptable.
First of all a series charting the evolution of plants on land. From blue green algae to Oak tree.
- A general introduction to the major groups
- The Bryophytes
- The Pteridophytes
- The Spermatophytes (Cycads)
- The Spermatophytes (Gymnosperms and Angiosperms)
The woodland environment ; Part 2 All the other environmental factors
Woodland classification. There are many different types of woodland
The history of woodlands in the UK; Part 1 . This is from the end of the last ice age up to 2,000 years ago.
The history of Woodlands in the UK; Part 2. This is the last 2000 years