Wildflower Sunday

I had two things on my mind today before I left the house that is to buy bread from the farmer’s market and check on the wildflowers still blooming in the mild December air. It was raining when I woke up but the weather app said it will stop around 11am and it did. Outside the rain droplets were hanging down from the trees like the best Christmas decorations. It felt fresh and warm.

I have checked on the snowdrops which have already produced the seed pods. I hope they will flower again in spring. There are lots of young shoots growing from the ground and still lots of green foliage but almost completely bare trees.

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Tansy
senecio
Common groundsel
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Yellow corydalis
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Nipplewort
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Ivy-leaved toadflax
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Red-dead nettle
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Red clover
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Red campion
geranium
Cranesbill (in the cemetery)
bell
Ivy-leaved bellflower
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Green alkanet
mercury
Annual mercury
tasznik
Shepherd’s purse
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White dead-nettle
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White cyclamen (cemetery)
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Snowdrops past their best
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Daffodils shoots
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Snowdrops shoots
robin
Robin

 

 

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22 thoughts on “Wildflower Sunday

  1. I truly enjoyed this lovely post (as all the others) especially Id’s of all wildflowers. Unfortunately I don’t know them all. So this is very educative for me; thanks….

  2. A beautiful bunch of wildflowers. I wish the red cranesbill grew around here – the one I know is a paler pink. It’s been mild in New England, but we just had snow finally. Wildflowers are months away.

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