Monday, July 18, 2016

two rarities

At last summer has arrived with some warm sunshine. The meadows are full of wild flowers. This is a heath fritillary (female) feeding on cornish bladderseed, two rarities in one.

cornish bladderseed


Anonymous said...

Looks like Queen Anne's lace?

Spot said...

All umbellifers look like each other to some extent, but this is the elusive Bladderseed, so named for the peculiar shape of its seeds!

Anonymous said...

Ah! Thought maybe we had an American variety. Hope your trip stateside went we'll! Tara