Submitted by AJ Cann on Mon, 19/02/2018 - 08:23

White Ramping-fumitory


What do you do when you're out plant hunting and find a plant you can't identify? And there's only one of them? That's when you have one of those ethical dilemmas - do you pick it, take it home and try to identify it? Or take a photograph and try to capture all the details? Or pretend you never saw it? The BSBI and the Natural History Museum have put their heads together and come up with the very thing: the BSBI Code of Conduct 2017. This tells you how to proceed when you encounter an unknown plant, introduces the rule of 1 in 20 and helps you stay within the law: