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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Used to treat haemorrhoids #wildflowers

 

Plants, Lesser Celandine, April 2017

 

 

One use of Pilewort or Lesser Celandine, according to Stevens. (more…)

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Wood Speedwell #flowers

 

 

Flowers, Wood Speedwell, April 2017

 

Veronica montana. (more…)

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Early Purple Orchid #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Early Purple Orchid, April 2017

 

Orchis mascula. (more…)

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Ramsons #plants

 
Flowers, Ramsons, April 2017

 

Allium ursinum. (more…)

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Yellow Archangel #plants

 

 

Flowers, Yellow Archangel, April 2017

 

Lamiastrum galeobdolon. (more…)

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Wood Spurge #plants

 

 

Flowers, Wood Spurge, April 2017

 

Euphorbia amygdaloides. (more…)

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‘Of the woods’ #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Yellow Pimpernel, April 2017

 

Yellow Pimpernel, Lysimachia nemorum. (more…)

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‘And like a skylit water stood The bluebells in the azured wood’ #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Bluebells, April 2017

 

From ‘In My Own Shire, If I Was Sad’ by A E Housman. (more…)

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