Recent Sighting

Stinking Fleabane

Stinkwort
Stinking Fleabane  Dittrichia graveolens  Photo: Jo Parmenter

While cycling to Whitlingham to see the recently discovered Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), Louis Parkerson spotted a clump of plants with yellow flowers beside the A47, and stopped to take some photos as they looked very similar to a patch of plants that he sa

Shrubby Hare's-ear

Shrubby Hare's-ear
Shrubby Hare's-ear Bupleurum fruticosum Photo: Jo Parmenter

Shrubby Hare's-ear Bupleurum fruticosum found naturalised on the North Denes in Gt Yarmouth by Tim Hodge.  This is the first record for VC27 and the first for Norfolk.

Scaly Male Fern Crosiers

scaly male fern
Scaly Male Fern Dryopteris affinis  Photo: Janet Higgins

We were exploring Hevingham Park and noticed about 20 large fern plants in an open area of the woodland .   Last year's fronds were dying off and from the center of the crown, the new fronds were unfurling.

Glory-of-the-snow

Glory-of-the-snow
Glory-of-the-snow Scilla forbesii   Photo: Janet Higgins

We spotted a small patch of Glory-of-the-snow growing amongst Cow Parsley Anthriscus sylvestris on the top of a steep roadside bank alongside an agricultural field.  It was around 50 meters from the nearest house on Pit Street in Lower Southrepps.