Herb Bennet aka Wood Avens #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Herb Bennet, June 2017

 

Geum urbanum. (more…)

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Greater Butterfly Orchid #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Greater Butterfly Orchid, June 2017

 

Platanthera chlorantha – a single plant seen on a different ride to previous years. (more…)

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Common Nettle #plants

 

 

Plants, Common Nettle, June 2017

 

Urtica dioica. (more…)

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Who’s the Daddy? #plants

 

 

Plants, Greater Burdock, June 2017

 

The main leaf on this Greater Burdock was approx 68cm long and 43cm wide. (more…)

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Ragged Robin #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Ragged Robin, June 2017

 

A first June – and Summer – visit and the first Lychnis flos-cuculi are appearing on the rides. (more…)

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Common Spotted Orchid #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Common Spotted Orchid, May 2017

 

Dactylorhiza fuchsii. (more…)

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How to preserve your youth #plants

 

 

Plants, Lemon Balm, May 2017

 

A daily draft of essence of Lemon Balm is the answer, says Baker. (more…)

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Bush Vetch #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Bush Vetch, provisional identification, May 2017

 

Vicia sepium, provisional identification. (more…)

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Wedding Cakes and Daddy’s-shirt-buttons #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Greater Stitchwort, May 2017

 

Just two of the names for Greater Stitchwort, Stellaria holostea. (more…)

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From the Anglo-Saxon for ‘rank’ #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Ramsons, May 2017

 

The common name for Ramsons comes from the word ‘hramsa,‘ says Stevens. (more…)

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Female Orange Tip #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Orange Tip, May 2017

 

Anthocharis cardamines feeding, possibly on Bush Vetch, Vicia sepium. (more…)

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Wood Forget-me-not #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Wood Forget-me-not, May 2017

 

Myosotis sylvatica. (more…)

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