Common Name: Wild Cyclamen or Sowbread
Latin Name: Cyclamen hederifolium
Description: Heart shaped ivy like leaves and rounded flower
Colour: pink or white
More Information: The common name of Sowbread is thought to originate from wild cyclamen being eaten by pigs. The name is similarly associated with pigs in eg France where it is called pain de pourceau.
Location: Woodland, hedgerow and river banks. The flowers above were photographed in the lanes above the River Teifi