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Norfolk Wild Plants, Flowers etc.


Items marked Skip are mentioned in more detail in Keith Skipper's book
"Larn Yarself Norfolk".
EnglishNorfolk Pronounced
ash esh
catkins (willow) goslings gaarslens
coltsfoot (1) clote cl@(t)
coltsfoot (2) coughwort corfwer(t)
corn marigold boodle/buddle
couch grass quick
cowslip pagle pairgl
dandelion livelong
elder (tree) 1 elder
elder (tree) 2 hilda
elderweed Daneswort Dairnswer(t)
flag (yellow) gladden
gooseberries (1) fapes/thapes fairps
gooseberries (2) guzegogs
grass (couch) quick
grass (marsh) fob/fog faarb...
grass (twitch) [ see twitch ]
holly hulver
iris (wild) gladden
ivy ivory
loosestrife (purple) [ see purple ] Skip  
marigold (corn) [ see corn ]
marsh-grass fob/fog faarb...
mistletoe mislen-bush
pansy (1) Kiss-me-at-the-garden-gate ...gair(t)
pansy (2) tittle-me-fancy ti(tt)l-
periwinkle dickadilver
privet pivet pive(t)
pumpkin million
purple-loosestrife (1) iron-hards Skip  
purple-loosestrife (2) shovel-benders Skip  
rushes seggs Skip  
sowthistle (1) dindle/dingle
sowthistle (2) t'is an' t'ain(t) Skip  
tuft (grass) flag
twitchgrass (1) quick
twitchgrass (2) early-peep arly-
willow catkins goslings gaarslens
yellow flag gladden


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