Don’t Pick The Bluebells

In the United Kingdom the common bluebell is a protected species under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Landowners are prohibited from removing common bluebells on their land for sale and it is a criminal offence to remove the bulbs of wild common bluebells. This legislation was strengthened in 1998 under Schedule 8 of the Act making any trade in wild common bluebell bulbs or seeds an offence.

5 Comments on “Don’t Pick The Bluebells

  1. They are so attractive in Spring and really, who’d want to get rid of them.

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