Results from 2018

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 616 lists comprising 9,907 records.

Read the full analysis of the results

Stats

617 lists have been received

532 species have been recorded

9907 unique records have been sent

Frequent plants

1
437
2
369
3
337
Taraxacum Dandelion
4
316
Poa annua Annual Meadow-grass
5
258
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
174
Sonchus oleraceus Smooth Sow-thistle
14
169
Cymbalaria muralis Ivy-leaved Toadflax
15
167
Cardamine hirsuta Hairy Bitter-cress
17
140
Petasites fragrans Winter Heliotrope
18
137
19
119
Senecio jacobaea Common Ragwort



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