Monthly Archives: April 2017

Grazing The New Falling Sands Nature Area

The new Falling Sands Nature Area came into being very recently as a result of building the new Hoobrook Bypass and bridge over the River Stour and Worcester and Staffordshire Canal. The nature area is under the control of Wyre … Continue reading

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Common Dog-violet

Viola riviniana, the common dog-violet, is a species of the genus Viola native to Eurasia and Africa. It is also called wood violet and dog violet. It is a perennial herb of woodland edges, grassland and shady hedge banks. It … Continue reading

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Opening Crabapple Blossom Buds

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Dun-bar (Cosmia trapezina)

This is a very variable species, both in size (wingspan 28–38 mm) and colour. The ground colour of the forewings varies from pale buff to dark or reddish brown with three narrow fascia. The area between the inner two fascia is … Continue reading

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Herb Robert And The Bluebell

   

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Stonefly

The Plecoptera are an order of insects, commonly known as stoneflies. Some 3,500 species are described worldwide, with new species still being discovered. Stoneflies are found worldwide, except Antarctica. Stoneflies are believed to be one of the most primitive groups … Continue reading

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Stitchwort

Stellaria species are relatively small herbs with simple opposite leaves. It produces small flowers with 5 sepals and 5 white petals each usually deeply cleft, or none at all, all free. Stamens 10 or fewer. Some species, including Stellaria media … Continue reading

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