Rare plant fact files
The Avon Gorge is considered to be one of the top three sites for rare plants in England. Over 30 nationally rare and scarce plants grow here. Click on the buttons below to read a fact file about each plant.
Please note that this is a ‘work in progress’ – we will be adding more species over time!
Photographs: Bristol rock-cress (© John Martin), Hutchinsia (© Ray Cotterell), Spiked speedwell (© Emma Davis). All other photos © Libby Houston, © Denice Stout, © Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project and © Phil Jearey.