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ninthace

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Re: Flora
« Reply #405 on: 14:45:19, 31/03/21 »
Came across these today growing in marshy ground by a pond.  Very striking yellow and visible from a fair way off.  Can anyone identify them?



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Re: Flora
« Reply #406 on: 15:04:49, 31/03/21 »
Weird coincidence!
I came across some in the depths of the Purbecks yesterday but mine came with a passerby who told me they were Skunk Lillies.

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Re: Flora
« Reply #407 on: 15:16:42, 31/03/21 »
Weird coincidence!
I came across some in the depths of the Purbecks yesterday but mine came with a passerby who told me they were Skunk Lillies.
Thanks - found it now - Western Skunk Cabbage (Lysichiton americanus)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysichiton_americanus
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Re: Flora
« Reply #408 on: 15:25:37, 31/03/21 »
Another one, from a distance we thought we had found some early bluebells but when we got close they were imposters.






We found some real bluebells later just before we got to the skunk cabbage.
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Re: Flora
« Reply #409 on: 01:03:03, 06/04/21 »
Some coconut-scented gorse on the clifftop path between Rockcliffe and Port O'Warren


with views to the Cumbrian fells


and descending to Port O'Warren bay with Criffel beyond


I don't know what these white flowers are, one growing in the woods


and one by the shore


This stuffs been in flower for a few weeks


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« Reply #410 on: 18:40:03, 06/04/21 »
Another one, from a distance we thought we had found some early bluebells but when we got close they were imposters.




Scilla Verna, or Spring Squill, I think.


I caused some debate amongst the Orkney Field Club when I posted a photo of a white variant on their facebook page.
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« Reply #411 on: 19:10:32, 06/04/21 »
Nice coastline, Strider. Stayed a week in Dalbeattie one autumn a few years back - was actually on our shortlist of places to move to.
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« Reply #412 on: 23:06:38, 06/04/21 »
Nice coastline, Strider. Stayed a week in Dalbeattie one autumn a few years back - was actually on our shortlist of places to move to.
Stayed in Dalbeattie a few years ago, travelled from there to one of the wildest, most incredible places I've been to.... Mull of Galloway!


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« Reply #413 on: 08:05:40, 07/04/21 »
I don't know what these white flowers are, one growing in the woods



Look like wood anemones to me.  :)
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Re: Flora
« Reply #414 on: 16:39:52, 12/04/21 »
First sign of this year's Bog Beacon this afternoon.

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« Reply #415 on: 17:20:13, 12/04/21 »
Some coconut-scented gorse on the clifftop path between Rockcliffe and Port O'Warren
Nice pics.


There’s a lot of gorse around at the moment it the Lakes. It looks stunning.

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Re: Flora
« Reply #416 on: 09:56:36, 15/04/21 »
Thanks Richard, MK  :)

Bog Beacon's a new one to me ayjay, looks rather alien!
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« Reply #417 on: 12:17:42, 15/04/21 »


Bog Beacon's a new one to me ayjay, looks rather alien!
It's a fungus, quite small:  distribution is listed as widespread but infrequent, (uncommon may be more accurate than infrequent).

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Re: Flora
« Reply #418 on: 14:28:13, 15/04/21 »
A nice patch of Honesty (Lunaria annua) spotted in the woods on this morning's walk...