Spurge-laurel is very frequent on the Norfolk-Suffolk claylands, where it is typically spotted lurking on the banks of hedged ditches. This one was in a woodland between Holt and Fakenham in west Norfolk, on chalky clays in a dampish woodland.
Not a kangaroo to be seen in Great Ryburgh churchyard today, but there were a number of shrubs of this plant, bearing strange green fruit and apparently seeding quite freely about the churchyard.
Water Fern (Azolla filiculoides) is a pretty unmistakable plant with its feathery floating leaves.
American Pokeweed (Phytolacca acinosa) was found during a Norfolk Flora Group outing to Urban Thetford.
Fine-Leaved Fumitory (Fumaria parviflora) was found during a Norfolk Flora Group outing to Urban Feltwell and Methwold on the outskirts of Norfolk.
The distinctly 'waisted', cordate leaves of Fiddle Dock (Rumex pulcher) were found growing
The small, scarlet-orange elongated fruits of our native barberry found in a hedge near Saham Toney Hall on well-drained soils.
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Maple-Leaved Goosefoot (Chenopodium hybridum) growing on railway ballast on the mid Norfolk railway at Wymondham. Seen during a Norfolk Flora Group excursion.
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We spotted this pale-flowered Speedwell growing in the short vegetation alongside the Mid-Norfolk Railway on a Norfolk Flora Group outing It was more abundant near Wymondham but it was also found on the platform at Kimberley.
We are all used to seeing the white trumpets of Calystegia sepium, the native Hedge Bindweed, and also the rather showier Large Bindweed Calystegia sylvatica, which came here from southwestern Europe, but this very pretty pink and wh