Saturday, 2 February 2008

Seeing the Changes 64







In spite of strong winds and a sprinkle of snow in Gorseinon following a frosty night, the Lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria) and the Common field speedwell (Veronica persica) are in flower. Hazel (Corylus avellana) catkins are prominent and the Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) buds are bursting. In Loughor, Alexanders (Smyrnium olusatrum) is starting to flower. In Gorseinon, Loughor and Bynea, the Annual nettle (Urtica urens) shoots are poking through.

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