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Friday, 25 July 2014

Greater Plantain ( Plantago major)


  1. Plantago major
  2. Plantago major is a species of Plantago, family Plantaginaceae. The plant is native to most of Europe and northern and central Asia, but has widely naturalised elsewhere in the world. Wikipedia
  3. Scientific namePlantago major
Plantain Family

25/7/14
Park/Patch of land







Leaves
26/6/13
Found at the park, on old weather pitch/edge of cricket pitch

Flower


Leaf

Flower


Environment

Common Vetch (Vicia sativa)




25/7/14
Park/Patch of land


30/7/14
Park/Old Nursing Home

Flower


Plant

Leaf

Environment

Leaf

Environment

Common Field Speedwell (Veronica persica)



Low to short, generally sprawling, hairy plant. Stems branched. Leaves short stalked, oval-triangular and coarsely toothed, alternate except for the lowermost. Flowers bright blue, 8 to 12 mm the lowermost petal often white. Solitary on slender stalks at the base of the upper leaves. Capsule 2 lobed, borne on recurved stalk the lobes diverging.

25/7/14
Park/Patch of land


Flower




Figwort Family
26/2/14
Road side next to Park.







Flower

Can see the hairs on the stem

One of the petal is more white


Sun Spurge (Euphorbia helioscopia)


  1. Euphorbia helioscopia
  2. Euphorbia helioscopia is a species of spurge native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and eastward through most of Asia. Other old folk names include wart spurge, umbrella milkweed and "madwoman's milk".Wikipedia
  3. Scientific nameEuphorbia helioscopia

Spurge Family
25/7/14
Park/Patch of land


10/8/13
Found at Lindley Woods

Flower



Environment

Broad-leaved willowherb (Epilobium)



Short to medium plant with a rounded stem. Leaves all opposite, the upper alternate, oval, usually toothed, and very short stalked. Flowers purplish pink, 6 to 12 mm, in lax racemes, the petals notched. Stigma four lobed.
Nature Spot

25/7/14
Park/ Patch of land




30/5/14
Park
Willowherb Family,

These flowers range from white to pale pink


Leaves

Black Medick (Medicago lupulina)


  1. Black Medic
    Plant
  2. Medicago lupulina, commonly known as black medick or nonesuch, is a familiar lawn plant belonging to the legume or clover family. Wikipedia
  3. Scientific nameMedicago lupulina

25/7/14
Park/Patch of Land


Flower

13/7/14
Park/ Old car park,











1/7/14
Park/Old car park

Environment