On a previous Sunday, I was joined by the budding Southwood volunteers for our monthly task. However, unlike the usual routine, this month we were undertaking the collection of Bluebell seeds as part of the Blackwater Valley Trust woodland wildflowers project. 213 more words
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Pignut is one of the least spectacular members of the Umbellifers. The large family of Umbellifers includes the very familiar Cow Parsley and Hogweed amongst many others. 409 more words
Yellow Archangel is one of the classic woodland wildflowers. By that I mean it is very much associated with ancient woodland sites.
I have some growing in my section of Ninewells wood, unfortunately it has variegated leaves and is almost certainly and escapee from local gardens. 445 more words
Herb Paris is an odd looking plant, it has just four leaves which are aligned opposite each other in two pairs, thus Paris, so nothing to do with the capital of France. 348 more words