The Isle of Purbeck, a peninsula in Dorset, and its surroundings are, for their size, the richest area for wild flowers in Great Britain. This book is an essential companion for walks to see them in this beautiful region. It covers over 1200 species in over 5000 plant sites in public places, together with special flower-rich locations, assisted by maps, drawings, have over 100 colour photographs of habitats and plants.
Nine years after its first publication in 2008, in this revised second edition 38 plant species have been omitted, yet 81 new species and many new sites have been added. All maps have been updated, with three new ones added, showing flower-rich areas, specials sights and walks.