Liverpool Botanical Society

Natural World: A Beginner’s Guide to Wildflower Identification

Trouble with sepals and petals; styles and stigmas? Using identification keys and explanations of plant features, this introductory workshop aims to help you recognise wildflowers. With World Museum’s botany curator Wendy Atkinson.

Get to grips with grass identification. Learn to recognise some common grasses with local botanist Peter Gateley. In association with the Liverpool Botanical Society.

Liverpool Botanical Society


Founded in 1906, the Society runs a programme of events, indoor meetings at the World Museum Liverpool during the winter months and field meetings around the region during spring, summer and autumn.
The early years of the Society were documented in the Proceedings of the Liverpool Botanical Society, then in a Bulletin and the Society now produces a newsletter Parnassia with news and reports of indoor and field meetings.

​The Library of the Society, also founded in 1906, is located in the Botany Department W in the Museum.

Hugh Harris: Mine Waste Cronton SJ471891

Bee Orchid (Hugh Harris)



Sat 11 June 2016.   Leader: Dave Earl

Weather: 17°C. Mostly cloudy, scattered showers with a warm high of 21° Data from Foreca

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