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 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.
Rustyback Ceterach officinarum seems to be having a good year along the sea front in Gt Yarmouth, with more than 50 plants found on the sea wall.
On Saturday, I was shown a colony of around 150 plants of Early sand-grass growing in lawns, gutters and pavement cracks on light sandy soils.
Mediterranean nettle growing at the base of a north-facing wall in Caister-on-Sea. A first for the county!
Drooping Star-Of-Bethlehem Ornithogalum nutans naturalised along the river Wensum in Norwich.
In the past few days, Jo has found two separate populations of this highly invasive alien plant close to the Wensum in Norwich. This is only the second record for VC 27 East Norfolk but seems to be spreading rapidly.
A long established patch of Snake's-head Fritillary growing alongside Goldilocks Buttercup in a private meadow in West Norfolk.
I went to a bit of fen that was cleared of scrub last year, and the extra light along the ditch edge has resulted in Tufted Sedges flourishing.
Our native daffodil is smaller and less showy than the garden varieties, but still very pretty. The petals are paler than the trumpet, narrow and slightly twisted. The leaves are grey-green, thin, long and flattened.