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.
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
Small-flowered Catchfly was found on the sandy railway cutting, Weaver's Way, Felmingham
This natural population of Corn Marigold was found on a Farm, along the margins amongst the crop.
Bog Pimpernell was found growing with Round-leaved Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia) on Holt Lowes.
We were very pleased to see a couple of patches Field Mouse-ear on a grassy roadside bank alongside Peddars Way during a Norfolk Flora Group wildflower walk from South Pickenham.
Wild Pansy (Viola tricolor), which as the name suggests has flowers of purple, yellow and white, grew quite commonly across East Anglia as a plant of open short-sward grassland on light sandy soils.
This striking variation of Greater Periwinkle was clambering around a roadside verge.
There were large floating mats of this attractive grass growing along the edge of the River Bure above Horstead Mill.
Shepherd's Cress was found in abundance on the Brecks meeting near Santon Downham.