During the 2017 New Year Plant Hunt, 529 species were recorded in bloom between 1st and 4th January. Over 800 botanists took part across Britain and Ireland; between them, they submitted 462 lists comprising 7,347 records.
We're hoping for a record breaking event in 2018
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The rules are simple to try to keep data comparable between different areas and over different years: