Chasing the Ghost: My Search for All the Wildflowers of Britain


‘Wild plants have become the forgotten half of the natural world. Britain has around 1,400 species of native wild flowers and ferns, but no one, it seems, has seen them all. Naturalist and writer Peer Marren sets out to track down those he had never seen in the course of a single year. Beginning on a midwinter day on a freezing Welsh hillside he ended up on the Essex coast eight months later, having walked, climbed, paddled and canoed his way across some of the loneliest and most beautiful places in Britain.’

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