Before taking part in the survey it is important that you are confident in identifying our four target plant species. Below is some information to help you get stared.
How to identify our target species
Whether you're a beginner, or just want to refresh your memory, come along to one of our free training events, to help improve your survey and ID skills. You can also discuss ID and post your questions on our Community Science forum.
Alternatively, click on the images below to find out more about the four species, and use some of the downloadable resources and links below to learn about the plants and how to identify them:
Downloadable ID resources:
MoorPLANTS - Moors for the Future's free guide to moorland plants for iOS and Android devices.
Crowberry Factsheet - Courtesy of Arctic Flavours Association
Bilberry Factsheet - Courtesy of Arctic Flavours Association
Winter twig ID sheet - Courtesy of the Woodland Trust
British Trees ID app - Woodland Trust's free Android and iOS app to identify British trees
Links to external sites:
Illustration (c) Chris Shields