Basil Thyme

basil thyme
Basil Thyme Clinopodium acinos   Photo: Jake Brendish

The eagle-eyed Mary continues to miss nothing - after we recorded plenty of Eyebrights Euphrasia spp. and Small scabious Scabiosa columbaria, she spotted the minute Basil Thyme Clinopodium acinos in grassland at the edge of a forestry plantation and earned 'P

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.