Change in the wild flora of Brockweir, Hewelsfield and St Briavels

George Peterken and Elsa Wood explore the parishes of Hewelsfield and St Briavels, comparing the vascular plants that were once recorded there to the floral list of today.  Our wild flora is changing rapidly. At the national scale, 20 native species have become extinct (Dines 2017), while numerous non-natives have ‘jumped the garden fence’ and