Cowslip

Cowslip

Cowslips can be found all over the northern and western slopes of Butser Hill. They are the food plant of the scarce Duke of Burgundy butterfly, with flowers eaten with relish by the local rabbit population. 

Violets

Violets

 Violets growing in the steep dry valley known as Grandfathers Bottom.

Wild garlic

Wild Garlic

 Wild Garlic with its distinctive small can be found on the shady wooded slopes of the hill. 

These are a selection of the wildflowers that have been photographed on Butser Hill in the last week 

There are two flower related events coming soon;
 
‘Fantastic Flowers’- a children’s holiday activity on Wednesday the 1st June, from 10.30am to 12.30pm, and 1pm to 3pm. Spend the morning or afternoon with a ranger on a wild flower hunt and then back to the visitor centre for some floral crafts. Booking essential. cost £3 per child.
‘The wild flowers of Butser Hill’-a guided walk on Saturday the 4th June, from  1pm to 3pm. With one of the rangers looking at the flowers on the National Nature Reserve. Booking essential. FOC.
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