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Cheshire Plain. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of Cloud End and the Cheshire Plain. Taken from Congleton Edge, Cheshire.

Cloud End & The Minn from The Roches. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of Cloud End, Nr. Congleton, and The Minn in Cheshire. The photograph taken from the Roaches. Parts of this area fall within the Peak District National Park boundary.

Cloud End, Congleton. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of Cloud End, Nr. Congleton, Cheshire. The large rail viaduct that crosses the River Dane and Macclesfield Canal can be seen in the distance.

Cocknage Road, Cocknage

View north along Cocknage Road with Florence Colliery on the right. The photograph was taken from the Woodpark Lane (also known as Bog Lane) crossroads looking towards Dresden. Bert Bentley noted that ...

Common Milkwort, or Polygala vulgaris

This perennial plant lives on limestone hillsides and pastures. It can produce a wonderful display of flowers in white, blue, or purplish pink. Flowering between May and December, it can grow up ...

Common Nettle, or Urtica dioica

You can find this perennial plant across waste ground, rubbish tips, ditches and wet woodland. Stinging nettles are in flower from May to September. Nearly everybody has experienced their stinging ...

Common Rock-Rose, or Helianthemum nummularium

You will find this undershrub straggling across Staffordshire's limestone slopes. But while this wild plant grows on rural pastures, it owes its name to the varieties used for garden rockeries! Flowering ...

Congleton Edge, From Cloud End. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of Congleton Edge taken from Cloud End, Cheshire.

Cookshill, Caverswall. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape taken at Cookshill, Caverswall, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Cow Parsley, or Anthriscus sylvestris

You can find this biennial plant all over country roadsides, banks and paths, turning whole areas white with its blossom. Flowering between April and June, it can grow to a height of 1 metre. This ...

Cross-leaved Heath, or Erica tetralix

Heather abounds on acid soils across heaths, moors, bogs and open woodland. Heather is in flower from July to September and grows to a height of 40cm. This example was collected at Cannock Chase ...

Cuckooflower, or Cardamine pratensis

You can track down cuckooflower, or lady's smock, in lowland water meadows and upland hay fields. Flowering between April and July, it can grow up to 55cm in height. This example was found growing ...

Degg's Fields, Normacot

Taken looking north-west, from near the north end of Hamilton Road. St. James's Church can be seen in the distance in Longton.

Dog's Mercury, or Mercurialis perennis

You can find this perennial plant in woods and hedgerows, especially on limestone and clay. Male and female flowers grow on separate plants, with flowers from February to April. This plant can grow ...

Dovedale

A view over to the Staffordshire side of Dovedale taken from above Tissington Spires on the Derbyshire side. The house at the top of the valley is Air Cottage and below it can be seen the rock formations ...

Enchanter's Nightshade, or Circaeia lutetiana

You can find this perennial plant growing in damp woods, shady places and in hedgerows. Flowering between June and August, it can grow to a height of 60cm. This example was collected at Solomon's ...

Endon Village, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape overlooking Endon village Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Fairy flax, or Linum catharticum

This plant, which can reach a height of 25cm, can be found growing on calcareous grassland, and flowers between June and September. "Calcareous" grasslands are areas where the grass grows on soils ...