Bluebell woods may be found in all parts of Great Britain and Ireland, as well as elsewhere in Europe. Carpets of Bluebells are a magnificent sight in the springtime especially in Britain. They are often associated with ancient woodlands. Bluebells are well adapted to life in woodlands. In the spring they flower before the surrounding trees come out in full leaf. This means that they complete their life cycle while light levels are high. Bluebells are able to grow quickly in the spring because they have an energy store in the form of a bulb. They are actually endangered so we need to protect these woodlands and grow more!