ST8770 : Rosebay Willowherb, St Bartholomew's Churchyard

taken 7 years ago, near to Corsham, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Rosebay Willowherb, St Bartholomew's Churchyard
Rosebay Willowherb, St Bartholomew's Churchyard, taken 7 years ago
Named after its long, narrow, willow like leaves, the willowherb grows as an upright spike covered with pink flowers.
Rosebay willowherb, 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.
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2010
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 August, 2010
Category
Flora   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8745 7050 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.0015N 2:10.9154W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8743 7047
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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