A few tuft of this distinctive fern, with its diamond or fan-shaped pinnules, were found growing out of crevices in the old wall surrounding Kettlestone Church.
51 species were found in flower whilst taking part in the BSBI New Year Plant Hunt in Horsford. We chose the tetrad which the Northern Distributor Road (NDR) passes through as
25 plants were found in flower during a 3 hr walk from Holme to Thornham and back following the Norfolk Coastal path.
According to 'A Flora of Norfolk' this Yucca was planted in 1912 on the dunes between the laboratory and the plantation. It has been flourishing and flowering most years since.
Thorn-apple (Datura stramonium) turned up in Yarmouth on some waste ground near the River Yare, a typical habitat for this opportunist which likes nitrogen-rich soils.
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.
Two typical plants were found growing alongside the railway track on the Norfolk Flora Group outing to survey the Mid-Norfolk Railway.
Rustyback is more common in the west of England so we were delighted to find this population growing on a wall in Norfolk during a Norfolk Flora Group excursion to the Snorings.
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
Felbrigg Hall Park, with its extensive woodland, proved to be an ideal place for this year’s bramble workshop.