We spotted a lonely plant on a roadside verge on Stump Cross Lane in Southrepps parish at least 100m from habitation.
We spotted a small patch of Coltsfoot in a strip of wet woodland on the northwestern edge of Southrepps parish. The flower shoots were emerging out of the woodland floor and the flowers just beginning to open.
We found Viola odorata f. lilacina in a grassy area in Rollesby and on edge of woodland just north of Acle.
We found Annual Buttonweed in a roadside gutter in urban Rollesby. This was a rather unexpected find, as there have only been 78 previous records of this plant for the UK, and only 2 from Norfolk, for Kelling Heath Caravan Park and an urban location in North Walsham.
Green field-speedwell is being found increasing in urban situations or anywhere where sunny well-drained bare ground is maintained.
We recorded 49 species in flower during our three hour walk around Southrepps for the BSBI New Year Plant hunt 2021, our most notable find was Corn Marigold, which was found in a boggy area at the ed
One plant of a mystery grass species was found in December 2020 growing on part of the medieval town wall of Gt Yarmouth, close to the quayside, by the authors, and after all attempts to identify it failed, the specimen was sent to the referee for alien grasses, Oli Pescott.
Bob Leaney and Jo Parmenter encountered this specimen during a socially-distanced walk near Woodbastwick in late January.
An amazing display of Wild Basil on roadside verges throughout TM28A near Brockdish. Occasionally found with other South Norfolk specialities such as Sulphur Clover (Trifolium ochroleucon) and Pepper Saxifrage (Silaum silaus).