Thursday, 9 June 2011

Seeing the Changes 406

Ragged robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi) was abob, bob, bobbing in Bynea.

2 comments:

Caroline Gill said...

We are wondering whether there seems to be a resurgence of Ragged Robin due perhaps in part to the wild flower seed mixes that seem to be used locally e.g. on M4 verges etc. We may be quite wrong in this assumption, but we failed to see it much over a number of years, and now it seems to grow in profusion once more - which is lovely.

Perhaps it's just that our observation skills have improved!

Paul Brain said...

It could very well be true but the flower is well established at the WWT Llanelli and along the cycle path near Gowerton. I have not seen much evidence of deliberate planting around there.

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