ST2191 : Policemans Helmet (Indian Balsam)

taken 8 years ago, near to Wattsville, Caerphilly/Caerffili, Great Britain

Policemans Helmet  (Indian Balsam)
Policemans Helmet (Indian Balsam)
A wild orchid type flower, of the Balsaminaceae family. The common name is Indian Balsam, the other British name is 'Policemans Helmet'. Not because of the flower colour, more for the helmet shape on the rear of the plant, (not obvious in the photo). This one was spotted on the banks of the Sirhowy River, running through the village of Wattsville in the county of Caerphilly.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 September, 2009
Category
Flowers   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 211 912 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.8502N 3:8.4372W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 211 911
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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