NT3269 : Dyer's Rocket at Shawfair

taken 4 years ago, near to Millerhill, Midlothian, Great Britain

Dyer's Rocket at Shawfair
Dyer's Rocket at Shawfair
Also known as Weld [Reseda luteola], this is a common weed of disturbed ground but local in the north. Here it was growing in abundance by the groundworks for the Borders Railway at Shawfair. It was originally cultivated for a dye that coloured textiles yellow. It is related to Wild Mignonette, which is similar but has lobed leaves.
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NT3269, 54 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Millerhill 
Primary Subject of Photo
Flora 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3206 6996 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.0746N 3:5.3165W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3207 6996
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Shawfair  Midlothian  Weed  Weld  Dyers Rocket  Reseda 

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