By Peter Marren

Join Sunday instances bestselling writer and popular naturalist Peter Marren on an exhilarating quest to work out each species of untamed plant local of Britain.

Some humans choose to cross skydiving when they flip 50. Others trip to an extended dreamed-of position: Antarctica, maybe or the Galapagos. Others run the London marathon. yet to mark his such a lot signifcant birthday, Peter Marren selected a wholly various type of mid-life problem: to tune down the final 50 British wild crops he'd but to see, having ticked the 1st 1,400 over a half-century well-spent rummaging in hedges, slipping down gullies and peering into peat toilets.

This professional and emotional trip takes him the size and the breadth of the British Isles, trying to find our so much elusive crops. He travels from Skye to the Scilly Isles, from mountain to woodland ground - yet does he be able to locate them all?

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