Members celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society at How Hill were treated to a splended display of Meadow Thistle on our walk across the fen meadow led by Dan Hoare.
There were large floating mats of this attractive grass growing along the edge of the River Bure above Horstead Mill.
Janet Higgins and Bob Ellis 27.05.2019
This striking variation of Greater Periwinkle was clambering around a roadside verge.
We were very pleased to see a couple of patches Field Mouse-ear on a grassy roadside bank alongside Peddars Way during a Norfolk Flora Group wildflower walk from South Pickenham.
I noticed this dandelion with irregularly shaped black spots on the upper surface of the leaves, growing alongside the path on Thompson Common.
Alex Prendergast found this distinctive dandelion on Wretham Heath during the BSBI Taraxacum workshop lead by John Richards and Tim Rich.
Celery-leaved buttercup (Ranunculus sceleratus) on the bank of the River Waveney
Young leaves of Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana), which are beginning to appear now,
An abundance of Sweet Violets (Viola odorata) adorned the roadsides throughout a couple of tetrads to the east of Watton.
Whilst tramping through the reed on Guist Common, we came across a couple of willow shrubs. The subopposite smallish (9-12mm), slightly curved, male flower buds with a slight reddish tinge suggested Purple Willow.