Spring Flowers etc.

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Wilding apple.

What could be more cheerful than some images of spring flowers? Finally, we’re emerging from winter’s steely grip and……what do you mean it’s July? Well – I was busy! Here’s some photies, mostly flowers, gleaned from numerous local walks around Easter-time.

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Primrose.

There’s a spot between Clark’s Lot and Sharp’s Lot, a gap in the limestone pavement which is completely colonised by a mass of primroses. I visited several times, but never seemed to catch it when it was sunlit. This is the best of several failed attempts to do it justice….

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‘The Primrose Garden’.

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Peacock butterfly.

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Green Alkanet.

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Garlic Mustard.

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Welsh Poppy.

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Forget-me-not.

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Emerging whitebeam leaves.

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Violet.

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Early Purple Orchid almost flowering.

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Early Purple Orchid.

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Green-winged orchid. 

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And another.

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Bluebells by the undercliff.

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New beech leaves – first appearance.

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Almost out.

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Completely emerged.

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Honesty.

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Crab apple.

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The roots of a fallen birch reveal the shocking white limestone pavement beneath.

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One of last autumn’s apples still clinging on.

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Cowslip.

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 Wood sorrel.

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 Wood sorrel leaves – very tasty, sort of citrusy.

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Blackthorn.

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More honesty.

There you go – exactly what it said on the tin.

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Spring Flowers etc.

2 thoughts on “Spring Flowers etc.

  1. A trip back to spring. I remember it well. That limestone pavement pure white was a real surprise. I had no idea it looks like that when covered with soil. Just shows what the natural weathering can do

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