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1 British Flowers: Historical Medicinal Uses
Second quiz of my three quiz set on the wild flowers of the British Isles. How much do you know about the historical (and often misplaced) uses of our native flora relating to wellbeing and medicine?
15 Q
Jun 18 02
528 plays
2 Gold Guides: British Wild Flowers I
This is a pretty straightforward quiz. I'll give you a Latin name and description and you tell me the common name. Let's go:-
10 Q
Aug 04 08
846 plays
3 British Flowers: General Facts
First quiz of my three quiz set on the wild flowers of the British Isles. How much do you know about the uses and nicknames, past and present, of our native flora?
15 Q
Jun 18 02
519 plays
4 Trees in the British Isles
Facts about the trees we are surrounded by.... can you spot which species match which fact?!
25 Q
Jun 18 02
1374 plays
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Last Updated Aug 20 14 10:59 AM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Considered holy with powers of purification (with the ability to drive out badness), the Druids named one of their months after it.
* The trembling of the leaves of this tree was said to represent grief or guilt... with some local lore claiming the guilt stemmed from the wood of the tree being used to form Christ's cross.
* Which small tree (also a large shrub) grows sloe berries?
* This tree was considered to harbour evil spirits and gave rise to malign spirit fables such as the Erlkonig of German legend.
* The name of this tree is said to stem from the tough wood.

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