SS9731 : Exmoor : Wimbleball - Rosebay Willowherb

taken 7 years ago, near to Brompton Regis, Somerset, Great Britain

Exmoor : Wimbleball - Rosebay Willowherb
Exmoor : Wimbleball - Rosebay Willowherb
Named after its long, narrow, willow like leaves, the willow-herb grows as an upright spike covered with pink/purple flowers.The purble plant is Rosebay Willowherb.
Rosebay willow-herb, or fireweed, was a rare native species which suddenly began to spread in about 1860, perhaps as a result of genetic change; it is now everywhere, except the far west of Ireland, and is abundant on waste land round towns, in cleared woodland and road side verges.
Thanks to Trish Steel for this information.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 July, 2010
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Plantlife   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 971 316 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.5038N 3:28.2112W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SS 971 316
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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