Which Bits Of London Are Named After Plants?

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Which Bits Of London Are Named After Plants?
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Did you know that part of south London is named after a dill meadow? Elsewhere, the capital's town centres owe their names to elms, oaks, poplars and broom trees. Even the humble moss has leant its name to one district.

Tree photograph used on as a featured image is by Sarah Snowden from the Londonist Flickr pool.

Last Updated 31 March 2020

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