One or Two Sightings from Brockadale

Conditions at Brockadale weren’t suitable for butterflies today but we saw a few things of interest. Common gromwell was in flower in the woods and we saw flowers on bugle and wood avens.

Common Gromwell (Lithospermum officinale)

Common Gromwell (Lithospermum officinale)

One or two hoary plantain were flowering and we located a few blooms on bee orchids.

Hoary Plantain (Plantago media) & Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera)

Hoary Plantain (Plantago media) & Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera)

 

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