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Learning Resources

UTBG Talks

Who Determines the View?

The Botany Group is building an archive of online Zoom recordings.

Other Resources

Plant ID part 1
by Lizzie Maddison

Plant ID part 1
by Lizzie Maddison

Dwarf birch (Betula nana) first record in Teesdale in 1722 but lost until rediscovered on Widdybank Fell in 1965

Structure and Function of Leaves

 

Want to know your petioles from your stipules? Lizzie Maddison has created an illustrated guide using photographs by B Maddison.

Dwarf birch Betula nana: J O'Reily

Ivy flower

Holly, Ivy and mistletoe

 

Evergreens represented life and promise of a coming Spring in the depths of winter. Lizzie Maddison describes the leaves, flowers and berries with photographs by 

B Maddison and L Morgan.

Bud on winter twig

Winter Twigs

 

 

Winter twigs have features in common but there are also distinct variations in the structures which are very useful for identification.

Overview by Lizzie Maddison and photos by B Maddison

The wild flowers of Cronkley Fell, Widdybank Fell and Widdybank Pasture

A monthly guide to accompany any walk to discover the rare plants on a walk along the Tees bank from Wynch Bridge to Holwick Head Bridge.

£3 from Bowlees Visitor Centre, The Witham in Barnard Castle or members of the Trust.

Mountain avens (Dryas octopetala) grows on the sugar-limestone on Cronkley Fell

Flower Structure and Vocabulary

 

Incudes an annotated illustration for beginners by Lizzie Maddison.

 

Mountain Avens Dryas octopetala:  M Rogers

The wild flowers of the Tees Bank Guide

Discover the rare flowers of Upper Teesdale in a monthly guide. Illustrated by Geoff Herbert and includes those vulnerable plants at greatest risk of extinction.

£3 from Bowlees Visitor Centre, The Witham in Barnard Castle or members of the Trust.

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