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Andrew's Moss Site Andrew Spink
A guide to mosses detailing about 300 species with photographs.
 
British Bryological Society BBS
A guide to British mosses, liverworts and hornworts. Species guides are downloadable as single pdf files. A book of the whole panoply is published at regular intervals.
 
Alan Silverside's Lichens Alan Silverside
Scottish and British lichens mainly by thumbnail index leading to huge photos.
 
British Lichens
A guide to British Lichens detailing about 800 species with photographs but unfortunately the only clue to their identifying names appears to be by looking at the filenames.
 
Fern ID R. Birch
The Ferns Identification Database. Usefully displays Fern Families and Genus. Systematic identification of Ferns by selection from multiple-choice questions. Includes line drawings from the Natural History Museum, and some photos. Mainly descriptive only, but ferns are so difficult that it has to be that way.
 
Ferns in Britain & Ireland Roger Golding
Covers Ferns, Horsetails, Clubmosses & Quillworts. Includes many photographs.
 
PBH's Butterfly Studies Peter Hardy
Shows photos, host plants, nectar source plants and distribution maps of Butterflies, with an emphasis on Lancashire, Cheshire and the Philippines
 
Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI
A must for all naturalists. Includes distribution maps of all native British Plants, including some that seem not to grow there at all any longer...
 
JR's Natural History Pages Jeremy Roberts
A new website, only just started, so far with Deergrasses, Spike-rushes and Filmy-ferns. Much more to come... Has extremely large photos to peruse.
 
Pyrenean Flowers Judith Hind
Flowerheads of plants growing in the Pyrenees and a few from the Alps.
 
Pacific Bulb Society President: Jane McGary
Shows photos of only Geophytes and limits itself not only to those growing wild, but also to cultivated varieties for the benefit of gardeners. They have a Wiki page too. Emphasis on growing bulbs. The website was written by a well known and respected member of the RISC OS community; you can find out who by visiting their Contact page.
 
NBN (National Biodiversity Network)
Covers much more than just wild flowers.
 
Wildflowers of Ireland Zoë Devlin
Over 700 Wildflowers of Ireland, with Irish Names and user-friendly indices by month and by colour. BSBI distribution map links. There's a wonderful search facility too.
 
Irish Wildflowers Jenny Seawright
Over 800 Wildflowers of Ireland, with Irish Names
 
Grasses Sedges & Rushes of Florida John Bradford & George Roger
A research based investigation with photographs from Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Floridas
 
A Flora of Derbyshire Derbyshire County Council
Few photos, but hectad and tetrad distribution maps for Derbyshire of 1600 wild flowers, regularly updated
 
Isle of Skye Flora Carl Farmer
A very comprehensive collection from Skye with many photographs.
 
Orchid-Talk.
This site has hundreds of photos of orchids from both the United Kingdom and from the tropics. You can also join the group to take part in discussions on orchids. A fellow RISC OS user.
 
Common Poisonous Leafy Plants The Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
Many of the poisonous plants listed here are also to be found in the UK. Doesn't actually name the specific poisons themselves.
 
British Wild Flowers John Somerville
A comprehensive photo gallery of flowers of the British Isles with many more than one photograph per flower, although you may have to keep clicking on 'more photos' to see them. Somewhat strangely insists on being read in a Microsoft browser; the unique horizontal scrolling doesn't work well on any other browser or mobile phone/tablet :-(
 
Wild Flowers of the British Isles Dr. Peter Llewellyn
Usually only one (or two) photographs per flower, but over 1400 flowers!
 
World Wide Flowering Plant Family Identifier Colby College, USA
You tick boxes in a form asking very detailed questions about the characteristics of your chosen unknown plant, then submit it and it provides a list of Plant Families your plant might belong to. No photographs apparent, so you will need to visit one of the other websites mentioned here for visual feedback and confirmation of identity.
 
Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Organic Food Olivia Lane
The title says it all really :-)
 
 
Other Websites - by your Author
Atomic Software Roger Darlington
The authors resident website - scientific and atomic software for RISC OS computers. With old derelict canal photos and other sundries, and an explanation of his Twisted Toblerone Ring Theory of how quarks, neutrinos and electrons may be related. The authors' own HiFi Test CD's and other acoustic instrumentation Calibration CD's are available.
 
Bury Walkers (Roger Darlington on behalf of Bury Walkers)
The website of a group of mountaineers, some of whom are from Bury.
 
Bury Hostel (Roger Darlington on behalf of Bury Jubilee O.P.C.)
A Hostel in the hills above Glenridding primarily for schools from Bury, Lancashire, but also available for booking by other mountaineering or outdoor groups.
 
  Isotope Info Roger Darlington
A comprehensive guide to the properties of elements and isotopes of the periodic table, with emphasis on nuclear isotopes. Explanations of nuclear physics, cosmology, The Universe, and, well, everything. Including his Twisted Tri-prism Ring Theory which explains how electrons, neutrinos and quarks may be related.
 


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