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Flower Walk

Wednesday, October 31st 2012

Every month during the year, volunteers with an interest in botany take a walk around the reserve recording every species of flower that is seen.  During the summer this can be a very long job with over 100 species recorded.  During the late autumn and winter this is a much quicker job, though there are still a surprising number of flowers about.

Self-heal

Today, 28 species were recorded including Self Heal and Heather.

These walks provide us with a fantastic record of what is to be found on the reserve, thank you to everyone who is involved during the year.


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