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My Hi 5 from Slepe Heath: Haresfoot Clover

An uncommon species found on dry, acid soils

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My Hi 5 from Slepe Heath: Sharp-flowered Rush

It may look boring but I like it!

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My Hi 5 from Slepe Heath: Bog Pimpernel

An attractive small plant of damp heathland

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My Hi 5 from Slepe Heath: Blue Fleabane

Not much from a distance but quite attractive close up

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My Hi 5 from Slepe Heath: Yellow Bartsia

A nationally scarce plant but found in good numbers by the gate on the Soldiers Road

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My Hi 5 from Hartland Moor: Field Rose

More frequent along the tramway than the more common dog rose

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My Hi 5 from Hartland Moor: Common Centuary

These delightful small pink flowers are now widespread along the tramway

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My Hi 5 from Hartland Moor: Round-leaved Sundew

The small white flowers are often over-looked

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My Hi 5 from Hartland Moor: Bog Asphodel

Lots of the these lovly golden spikes in the main bog now

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My Hi 5 from Hartland Moor: Lesser Stitchwort

Manages to grow in many dry grassland habitats

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