Flowers, Fungi and Mosses (Bryophytes)

Wildflowers and other flowering plants

The Downs showcase a fantastic variety of flowers and shrubs. On our critterdex you can view the various species which include lovely descriptions and history about the plants, written for us over the years by plant pathologist David Yarham.  Some articles have been updated recently with new photos of the plants thriving thanks to our Rangers’ careful management.  We welcome visitors’ photos to help enrich our website, so if you have any you’d like to submit, please use this link or send them to