Thursday, 21 April 2011

Seeing the Changes 376

In Bynea, Oxford ragwort (Senecio squalidis), a white umbellifer, Wild raddish (Raphanus raphanistrum), Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), Heath speedwell (Veronica officinalis), Common cleavers (Gallium aparine), Greater celandine (Chalidonium majus), Ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea), Wild strawberry (Fragaria vesca),  Lilac (Syringa vulgaris), Silverweed (Potentilla anserine), Black medick (Medicago lupulina) and Red clover (Trifolium pratense) were all in flower. In Loughor, the flowers of Lords and Ladies (Arum maculatum) were complete and Wood forgetmenot (Myosotis sylvatica) were in flower. Also visited by a Cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha) and noted that all the Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) were furnished with foral 'candles'.

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