Where the Wildflowers are

Inspired by our Eco-Friday, Year 6 ventured to Glapton Woods to carry out a Wildfower Treasure hunt. After researching wildflowers for homework, we identified a number of local species growing right on our doorstep! It was eye-opening to realise what natural beauty is patiently and demurely taking root at the forest.

But what are wildflowers?

Why are wildflowers so important to our environment and ecology?

And what beautiful flower species were truly present in Glapton Woods? Name as many as you can.

Put your answers in a comment below.

19 Comments

  1. In our group we saw:
    Birds foot trefoil
    White dead nettle
    Cow parsley
    Herb Robert
    Pink clover
    Spring cocurs
    Daffodils
    Red clover

    Wild flowers are flowers that grow naturally in the wild and are not man-made. They are usually found in forests, woods, gardens and anywhere that is outdoors and a natural habitat.

    They are important to us because they are sometimes rare flowers, no one grows them and they’re insteresting for people to spot and they are a part of our eviroment. People can research into them and find out why they grow so they’re study of our planet.

  2. Wild flowers that live in the wild.Wild flowers don’t just add colour to our gardens but they also support the scenery around it as a plant that bees can use to get pollon.In Glapton Woods we saw bulbous buttercups,white dead nettl,columbine and a red clover.

  3. At Glaptom woods we saw theses wild flowers: Bulbous buttercup, cow parsley, herb-Robert, red clover and the white dead-nettle.

  4. Wild flowers are flowers the grow in th wild and are not nurtured by humans.

    They are important because bees use them to get nectar and make honey also give us many benefits

    The flowers we saw were cow parsley, herb Robert, daffodils and bluebells

  5. At Glapton woods we saw many wildflowers. Wildflowers are flowers that live in woods, damp places or sunny meadows. The flowers are called wildflowers because they are wild and are watered by rain not humans. I saw many flowers such as, Columbine, Red Campion, Herb-Robert, Red Clover and Pink Campion.

  6. A wildflower is a flower that grows in the wild, meaning it was not intentiously seeded or planted.populations of native pollinators and ultimately benifits human populations as well as the environment. In glapton woods I saw dafadills, white dead nettles, cowslip, lesser celandine, bluebell, berds Foot trefoil, bulbous buttercup, cow parsley, herb-Robert and red clover.

  7. By Cailin and Hope
    Wild flowers are flowers that grow in the wild that means they are not intentially seeded or planted by hand.
    Wild flowers are important because they help the environment and help insects to live and grow.
    We found: Bluebells, Cow parsley, Buttercups, Red campion, Herb-Robert, White-Dead nettle and Hawthown.

  8. 1) Wildflowers are beautiful plants that mostly grow in fields, forests and more! They normally, and randomly grow without deliberate planting.

    2) Many animals mostly eat flowers for nourishment. They are also essential to removing carbon dioxide and toxins in the air. For joyous and somber occasions, flowers are a traditional part of them!

    3) Bluebells
    Buttercups
    Cow Parsley
    Herb Robert
    Pink Campions
    Daisies
    White Dead-Nettle
    Spring Crocus
    Winter Aconite

  9. A wildflower is a flower that grows in the wild, which means it was not intentionally seeded or planted.

    more then a charming addition to the scenery, growing wild flowers supports dwindling population of native pollinators and ultimately benefits human populations as well as the environment.

    The beautiful flowers I saw was, Sea Campion, Herb-Robert, bulbous Buttercup and cow parsley.

  10. Wild flowers are flowers that are not grown by humans.

    They are important for our environment as they are used for bees to get nectar. This produces honey that we eat.

    We found cow parsley buttercups and herb robert.

  11. A wild flower is a flower that grows in the wild, meaning that it was not intentionally seeded or planted, but grew wildly from the soil in which it developed in. A wildflower supports dwindling populations of native pollinators (bees)and ultimately benefits human populations as well as the environment. We found: white dead nettles, pink campion, herb-Robert, birds foot trefoil, bulbous buttercup, spring crocus, winter aconite and bluebell.

  12. Windflowers are flowers that are natural and are not planted by humans.

    They are important because bees need to get their nectar from the wild plants and produce honey.

    We found pink campions, herb-Roberts, birds foot trefoil, bulbous buttercup, bluebells and Spring crocus.

  13. what are wild flowers?
    A wild flower is a variety of flower growing freely without human intervention.

    Why are they so important?

    These flowers remove carbon dioxide and toxins in the air. they also feed animals like bees and many others.

    What flowers did we see?

    I saw buttercups , Herb- Robert,, bluebell, cows parsley and white nettle.

  14. Wildflowers are flowers that grow in the wild, meaning that it isn’t planted it grows by its self. Wildflowers are important to our environment because they help the bees pollinate. We found: White dead nettles, pink campion, herb-roberts, bulbous buttercup, winter aconite, spring crocus and bluebells.

  15. Wild flowers are beautiful plants and often grow in the woods, fields and the forest. They are not planted they naturally grow.

    The flowers I saw at Glapton Woods were:
    Buttercups,
    Bluebells,
    Cow parsley,
    Herb Robert,
    Pink campion,
    Daisies,
    White Dead-nettle,
    Spring Crocus,
    Winter Aconite.

  16. 1) Wildflowers are plants that Mosley grow on fields, forest and even more.
    2) Animals mostly eat them for nourishment. They also release dioxide and carbon dioxide.
    3) cow parsley
    white dead nettles
    bluebells

  17. 1)Wild flowers are plants that mostly grow in woods, fields, hedges and even more.
    2) They give animals nourishment for them. They also release a lot of dioxide and carbon dioxide.
    3)
    Pink campions
    Herb-Roberts
    Birds foot trefoil
    Bulbous buttercup
    Bluebells
    Spring crocus

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