Wildflowers by region
WillowBark Posts: 236
Does anyone know if there's a website or resource anywhere that tells you which wildflowers are native to which regions of the UK? I've seen a few websites suggest that you shouldn't sow wildflower mixes indiscriminately in case they escape from your garden and outcompete the local wild flora in your area, but nothing that seems to say how you can figure this out. Does anyone have any suggestions? I've tried searching but am not having any luck.
It has brief notes about general regional distribution as well as maps of records. However for some plants the actual native range and/or subspecies has been subsumed by alien/garden escapes (e.g Aquilegia vulgaris) so it's less useful in those cases. But outside of those cases, in very broad terms for determining if something is likely to be native to a specific county it's not bad.