Sanicle in full flower at NWT’s Ashwellthorpe Wood Reserve for a well-attended joint meeting with Norfolk and Norwich Naturalist’s Society.
During our spring flora group survey of Broadland Country Park, we spotted a tuft of hairy woodrush leaves, which we were unable to identify vegetatively.
We were surprised to find Long-stalked Crane's-bill growing on a grassy roadside bank near Worstead. We found a good number of plants along a stretch of about 2m, growing with Soft Brome Bromus hordeaceus and Yellow Toadflax Linaria vulgare.
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.
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.
This is the first time I have noticed this Star-of-Bethlehem on the A149 verge south of Cromer.
Red-maids Calandrinia ciliata, Montiaceae) on the North Walsham and Dilham Canal.
Identified by Mike Crewe, new to me. A rare, possible seed mix alien from western North America.
One of many garden plants that appear unexpectedly along the North Walsham and Dilham Canal, and make recording there a constant treasure hunt.
A small colony of this hybrid Horsetail was found near a ditch in Carlton St Peter. The hollow stem and pattern of side branches alerted me to the possibility that this may be a hybrid.
Small-flowered Catchfly now flowering profusely on the hot sandy cutting on the Weaver's Way near Felmingham. There look to be thousands of flowering spikes at the moment - a lovely and unusual sight.