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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Protected plants

The protected plants are as follows:

maidenhair fern cyperus sedge lizard orchid bee orchid
agrimony  whorled caraway toadflax-leaved St John's wort early-purple orchid
fragrant agrimony yellow centaury spotted cat's-ear orange bird's-foot 
round-headed leek brown galingale  sharp-leaved fluellen  greater broomrape
Jersey (loose-flowered) orchid common spotted-orchid motherwort hoary plantain 
green-winged orchid  early marsh-orchid  Alderney sea-lavender cowslip 
pyramidal orchid  heath spotted-orchid  common sea-lavender  Jersey buttercup 
chaffweed  southern marsh-orchid  heath wood-rush  thread-leaved water-crowfoot
Jersey fern  Jersey pink  great wood-rush  wild mignonette
wild celery  round-leaved sundew yellow pimpernel   yellow-rattle
wild asparagus  six-stamened waterwort grass-poly  shore dock 
lesser water-plantain  common cottongrass  sea stock  glasswort 
green-ribbed sedge  sea spurge  fine-leaved sandwort  autumn lady's-tresses 
grey sedge  longleaf   Jersey forget-me-not  devil's bit scabious 
star sedge  Jersey cudweed  mat-grass  strawberry clover 
long-headed clover  blue water-speedwell  marsh speedwell  yellow-vetch 
heath dog-violet  horned pondweed     


Pictures of these plants and brief notes on where they are known to grow is available in a booklet, available to download below. 

Protected plants in Jersey booklet
Wildlife (Jersey) Law 2021 on Jersey Law website

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