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Plant-lore Archive: August 2019

August, like most other Augusts, was a quiet month, with only 6 pieces of information being received, bringing the total to 8025 of information from 2443 contributors.

Use of the website continued to decrease with 5532 searches being made during the month.

On 22 August Roy Vickery featured as guest blogger on Back from the brink, writing about local plant-names are lost as plants become rare – see

One minor publication was produced:

Cemetery Plants: Nettle (Urtica dioica), Part 3: Traditional customs, Friends of Brompton Cemetery Magazine 65: 8-9.

Updated 3 December 2019.

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