Results

During the 2018 New Year Plant Hunt, 532 species were recorded in bloom between 30th December and 2nd January. Around 1000 botanists took part across Britain and Ireland. Between them, they submitted 618 lists comprising 9,907 records.

Check out our New Year Plant Hunt summary page for TV and newspaper coverage of the Hunt, for a full analysis of the results and for some great ideas to carry on plant-hunting all year round!

Stats

616 lists have been received

532 species have been recorded

9907 unique records have been sent

Frequent plants

1
437
2
368
3
341
Taraxacum Dandelion
4
315
Poa annua Annual Meadow-grass
5
260
6
224
Lamium purpureum Red Dead-nettle
7
216
Stellaria media Common Chickweed
8
214
Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherd's-purse
9
206
Euphorbia peplus Petty Spurge
10
205
Lamium album White Dead-nettle
12
180
Veronica persica Common Field-speedwell
13
175
Sonchus oleraceus Smooth Sow-thistle
167
Cardamine hirsuta Hairy Bitter-cress
17
141
Petasites fragrans Winter Heliotrope
18
136
19
119
Senecio jacobaea Common Ragwort
20
113
Ficaria verna Lesser Celandine



Click on the markers to view the plant records that have been sent in so far.