Tuesday Treat: The Other Bits

Last week’s walk was not so great, the weather against us, no sparkling sun. But there were plenty of signs of new life. And at this early-year that counts for much.

You might not think this is new life yet within each gall is a gall-wasp larva, munching its way to the outside world

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New shoots on the Rose rugosa, a naturalised rose that grows on the dunes and heath

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Pussy-willows

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Alexanders, the earliest umbellifer, introduced to Britain by the Romans… and see, there’s a fly!  Must be spring.

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Woodland ivy and ferns… ever green

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Honeysuckle… the leaves appear in December and often suffer front-burn

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Well, it’s green; some fungi never disappear

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While others leave signs of where they’ve been

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But what we’re really looking for is this…

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and this…

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Hope you liked these early signs of spring. Let’s see what this week’s walk brings

About crispina kemp

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10 Responses to Tuesday Treat: The Other Bits

  1. Sadje says:

    Lovely photos!

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  2. Dale says:

    Oh yes! Wonderful signs of spring!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Oh Crispina … I enjoy these signs of spring very much. Thanks for delivering botanical smiles.

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