Recent Sighting

Pink Clover

reversed clover
Reversed Clover Trifolium resupinatum  Photo: Jo Parmenter

We found this pretty pink clover in a recently constructed balancing pond at Little Snoring, in North Norfolk.  The site has likely been sown with a ‘wildflower seed mix’ as other species present included cornfield annuals such as corncockle, the non-native Aus

Garden Stork's-bill

Garden Stork's-bill
Garden Stork's-bill Erodium manescavii   Photo: Jo Parmenter

Another 1st for Norfolk found in Swaffham yesterday: Erodium manescavii, on a mown grass verge. It can be separated from E. moschatum by the lack of nectar pits and the larger flowers, but there was lots of flowering and non-flowering E.

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.