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Title: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: pleb on 10:04:01, 15/04/19
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/47559899822/in/album-72157707905600055/ (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/47559899822/in/album-72157707905600055/)
Anybody ID the yellow flowers?
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Rob Goes Walking on 12:14:41, 15/04/19
I downloaded the Plantnet app in anticipation of identifying this rare and exotic strain but it looks like a dandelion? Am I being dense?

Flickr's broken right now so I can't check.
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: pleb on 16:01:28, 15/04/19
They werent dandelions, they were about 18 inch tall for a start.
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Rob Goes Walking on 16:10:58, 15/04/19
Flickr's still broken so I can't take another look plus your photos don't seem to allow download so I don't know how to download them without developer tools on a PC. There's an app for Android called Plantnet, I'm sure there is similar for iPhone. It's supposed to identify flowers from a photo and has a good rating in the play store. You could try that.
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: pleb on 16:22:43, 15/04/19
To be fair its easier to wait for Sunnydale/other to ID them.....if I can be bothered, theres the floralimages website.
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: sunnydale on 20:20:21, 15/04/19
To be fair its easier to wait for Sunnydale/other to ID them...


I'd say a member of the Daisy family, although you probably know that already!
I'll look through my books...but I don't think it's a true wild flower....perhaps a garden escapee of some sort.
Leave it with me.... :D
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Mel on 22:34:02, 15/04/19
Nice pics pleb.  My first thought on the yellow flowers was a daisy of some sort too.



Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Rob Goes Walking on 23:25:19, 15/04/19
Is it Great false leopardbane (Doronicum pardalianches)? That was Plantnet's best guess.
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Mel on 23:33:03, 15/04/19
By jove I think he's got it  O0
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: pleb on 10:08:04, 16/04/19
Yep gfl-b looks correct, well found  O0
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Jac on 16:42:05, 16/04/19
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/47559899822/in/album-72157707905600055/ (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/47559899822/in/album-72157707905600055/)
Anybody ID the yellow flowers?



I think they are Inula Helenium though there are lots of Inulas so they could be a cultivated escapee.
Good pics and it looks a lovely walk to me - that footbridge is amazingly narrow; not for the broader amongst us. ;)
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: April on 19:37:37, 16/04/19
I have no idea what the flowers are  :)

Nice pics pleb  O0 By 'eck them bridges looked a bit iffy  ;)

Always nice to see pumpkin heed  :)
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Jac on 23:54:28, 16/04/19
Is it Great false leopardbane (Doronicum pardalianches)? That was Plantnet's best guess.

I think they are Inula Helenium though there are lots of Inulas so they could be a cultivated escapee.
Good pics and it looks a lovely walk to me - that footbridge is amazingly narrow; not for the broader amongst us. ;) 



Agree with you, ROB, Not an Inula. 
The power of the internet v Keble Martin who surprisingly doesn't actually give an illustration of Leopards Bane. :( 

edited to correct Rob's name
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Rob Goes Walking on 00:03:21, 17/04/19

Agree with you, Richard. Not an Inula. 
The power of the internet v Keble Martin who surprisingly doesn't actually give an illustration of Leopards Bane. :(

You're talking to Richard but quoted me so I assume you just substituted my name for a cooler one.

I was quite impressed with Plantnet. Wasn't 100% the leaves were the same but they definitely looked similar. Suppose having an app ID the plants takes the fun out of it if you possess that skill but the amount of flowers I can ID are very limited, I thought it was a long stemmed dandelion!
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: sunnydale on 07:38:01, 17/04/19
Sorry pleb, I did some research but couldn't get back to you sooner...
Yes, looks like Leopards bane. :)
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Jac on 08:53:15, 17/04/19
You're talking to Richard but quoted me so I assume you just substituted my name for a cooler one.

I was quite impressed with Plantnet. Wasn't 100% the leaves were the same but they definitely looked similar. Suppose having an app ID the plants takes the fun out of it if you possess that skill but the amount of flowers I can ID are very limited, I thought it was a long stemmed dandelion!



I'm so sorry, Rob. My mistake (again) Will edit my post to correct it. Still fighting with this horrid 'cold', my brain is definitely not functioning even as it normally does and that's not saying much.


Yes, that looks a really useful site. Keble Martin has been my bible for identifying flowers but there's no disputing that despite his excellent illustrations the internet is better. I was really surprised that there wasn't even an illustration for leopard's Bane.
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: pleb on 10:04:49, 17/04/19
Problem with books is where to draw the line, any book for all worlds flowers will be rather large. Interweb does have its uses  :)
Title: Re: Womersley near Pontefract
Post by: Rob Goes Walking on 10:08:33, 17/04/19
I'm so sorry, Rob. My mistake (again) Will edit my post to correct it. Still fighting with this horrid 'cold', my brain is definitely not functioning even as it normally does and that's not saying much.

That's OK I quite liked being Richard for a moment.  :)