Abundant Hoary Mullein

Hoary Mullein (Verbascum pulverulentum)  Photo: Janet Higgins

This appears to be a good year for Hoary Mullein.  It was scattered throughout the UEA and surrounding areas with an abundant patch in a field opposite the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Marsh Pea on Ranworth Marsh

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Marsh Pea (Lathyrus palustris)   Photo: Janet Higgins

These stunning blue and purple pea-flowers were found in tall herb fen at Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Ranworth Reserve (part of the Bure Broads and Marshes NNR).  This is a part of the Reserve only accessible by boat and we were very grateful to NWT staff for enabling access