Flora of Derbyshire

The Flora of Derbyshire - Checklist, Maps and Sample Accounts

References and links

Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) at Rowsley SK2665



External Links


The following are probably the most significant publications relevant to the flora of our county.

Anderson, P. & Shimwell, D. 1981. Wild flowers and other plants of the Peak District. Moorland. Ashbourne.
Clapham, A.R. ed. 1969. Flora of Derbyshire, County Borough of Derby. Derby.
Elkington, T.T. & Willmot, A. (eds.). 1996. Endangered wildlife in Derbyshire. Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Derby.
Elkington, T.T. (ed.). 1986. The Nature of Derbyshire. Barracuda Books. Buckingham.
Hollick, K.M. & Patrick, S. 1980, Supplement to the Flora of Derbyshire.
Linton, W.R. 1903. Flora of Derbyshire, Bemrose & Sons. London.
Moyes, N.J. & Willmot, A. 2002. A checklist of the plants of Derbyshire. Derby Museum. Derby.
Moyes, N.J. & Willmot, A. 2007. An update to the checklist of the plants of Derbyshire. Derby Museum. Derby.
Moyes, N.J. & Willmot, A. 2009. Red Data List of Derbyshire’s Vascular Plants. Derby Museum. Derby.
Painter, W.H. 1889. A contribution to the flora of Derbyshire. George Bell & Sons. London.
Painter, W.H. 1902. A supplement to a contribution to the flora of Derbyshire. Chorley & Pickersgill. Leeds.
Preston, C.D., Pearman, D.A. & Dines, T.D. 2002. New atlas of the British and Irish flora. Oxford University Press. Oxford.
Shaw, M. ed. 1988. A flora of the Sheffield area. Sorby Natural History Society. Sheffield.
Stace, C.A. 1997. New flora of the British Isles. 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.
Stace, C.A., Ellis, R.G., Kent, D.H. & McCosh, D.J. 2003. Vice-county census catalogue of the vascular plants of Great Britain. BSBI. London.


Bibliography Reference MS Excel icon - 64Kb.

2002 Checklist to the plants of Derbyshire pdf icon - 334Kb

2007 Update to the checklist of the plants of Derbyshire pdf icon - 107Kb

2009 Red Data List of Derbyshire's Vascular Plants pdf icon - 1.0Mb

You can obtain a hard copy of the 2002 Plant Checklist and its 2007 update by sending a cheque for £2.50 (postage included) payable to the "Derbyshire Flora Committee". The 2009 Red Data List can be provided at a cost of £7.50 inc p p). Send cheques to:

The Natural Sciences Department,
Derby Museum & Art Gallery,
The Strand,
Derby DE1 1BS

External Links

BSBI (Botanical Society of the British Isles) Home page

BSBI Atlas Update Page – map a plant for the UK

National Grid Map Reference system – an explanation and demonstration

English Nature - explanation of Natural Areas

Vice-county Census Catalogue (BSBI) – from which UK vice-counties is a plant known?

Herbaria United - convert an Ordnance Survey grid reference to vice-county number

The Vascular Plant Red Data List for Great Britain

Flora of Derbyshire

Maintained by Kevin S. Hutchby