March/April wildflowers

Today in UK is May Bank Holiday and as I write this the sky is brightening up tempting me to abandon the keyboard and head outside. The spring is in full swing and we are even expecting a heatwave at the end of this week. Still there are lots of bare trees but flowers are really taking off which is very exciting. Some wildflowers have been flowering all year round like red dead nettle or green alkanet due to mild winter. Spring is the most exciting as beautiful bluebells start blooming. Personally I always wait for snake’s head fritillaries which are growing in the local woodland park, alongside bluebells. I have got few favourite spots where I always go and check on the wildflowers. There is always something new popping out…

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Primrose
qparsley
Cow parsley
lords
Lords and ladies
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Three cornered leek
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White comfrey
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White snake’s head fritillary
ramson
Wild garlic
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Spring starflower
anemone
Wood anemones
wdead
White dead nettle

 

chweed
Chickweed
daisy2
Daisy
whonesty
White honesty
camp
White campion
gmustard
Garlic mustard
primr
Cowslip
lesser1
Lesser celandine
greater
Greater celandine
dandl
Dandelion
barren
Barrenwort
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Marsh marigold
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Sow thistle
sorrel
Wood sorrel
wand
Alexanders
cabb1
Wild cabbage
gs
Groundsel
alkg
Green alkanet
ivy1
Ivy leaved toadflax
speedwell
Speedwell

 

bblls2
English bluebell
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Spanish or hybrid bluebell
pw
Periwinkle
vio
Violet
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Snake’s head fritillary
pdnettle
Red dead nettle
groundivy
Ground ivy
honesty
Pink honesty
rhobert
Herb Robert
rcampion
Red campion
croot
Coralroot
ccoo
Cuckooflower

To finish off, here is a sneak preview what is next coming into flower. Happy days!

lilaclvcolumbinerv

 

 

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