Space oddity #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Devils-bit Scabious, September 2017

 

There’s something unworldly about Devils-bit scabious, Succisa pratensis. (more…)

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September sun #nature

 

 

Trees, general, September 2017

 

A first autumn visit on a sunny morning. (more…)

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Hanging on #trees

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, September 2017

 

Most of the crab apples are on the ground but a few haven’t fallen yet. (more…)

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A last glimpse of summer … #nature

 

Nature, north ride, August 2017

 

The north ride, looking east. (more…)

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Autumnal #trees

 

 

Trees, Hawthorn, August 2017

 

Autumn arrived early in the wood, with plenty of berries and fungi. (more…)

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Guelder rose #trees

 

 

Trees, Guelder Rose, August 2017

 

Viburnum opulus. (more…)

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Bane of fleas #plants

 

 

Flowers, Common Fleabane, August 2017

 

Fleabane’s name derives from its smoke, if burned, driving away fleas and other insects, says Botanical. (more…)

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The largest Ash in the wood #trees

 

 

Trees, Ash, August 2017

 

Fraxinus excelsior. (more…)

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Devil’s-bit Scabious #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Devil's-bit scabious, August 2017

 

Succisa pratensis. (more…)

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Feast of fruit #nature

 

 

Flowers, Bramble, August 2017

 

Bramble, Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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‘I love to see the summer beaming forth’ #nature

 

 

Trees, nature, August 2017

 

From ‘Sonnet’ by John Clare. (more…)

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Elder #trees

 

 

Trees, Elder, August 2017

 

Sambucus nigra. (more…)

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