It seems to be a good autumn for rose hips and now is the easiest time of year to spot the more unusual species.
We found this Tree Cotoneaster in Fincham churchyard, in west Norfolk; there were a number of plants present, it would appear that the local birds have taken a liking to the berries and have deposited them in various locations around the village.
These stunning blue and purple pea-flowers were found in tall herb fen at Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Ranworth Reserve (part of the Bure Broads and Marshes NNR). This is a part of the Reserve only accessible by boat and we were very grateful to NWT staff for enabling access
Wild Pansy (Viola tricolor), which as the name suggests has flowers of purple, yellow and white, grew quite commonly across East Anglia as a plant of open short-sward grassland on light sandy soils.
Shepherd's Cress was found in abundance on the Brecks meeting near Santon Downham.
Growing beside cycle-track next to new road.
Crested Buckler-fern growing in abundance at Catfield Fen.
Jo Parmenter 21.06.2019
This hybrid Bedstraw (Galium verum x G. album) was growing in a variety of shades from cream to primrose with both parents on a chalk bank in west Norfolk.