Saturday, 30 July 2016

Goat's-beard (Tragopogon pratensis)



Yeadon Banks 30 July 2016



21/6/13
Found on the road side on the way to Guiseley.
Further reading
Daisy Family



 All so known  as  (JACK-GO-TO-BED-AT-NOON)


Flower Head

Flower


Environment


Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica)

30 July 2016

Medium to tall, hairy plant with a creeping, woody stock; stems erect, angular. Leaves lanceolate, sharply toothed, pointed and unstalked. Flowerheads white, with a greenish white disk, 12 to 18 mm borne in lax, branched clusters.(Link)





Toad Rush (Juncus bufonius)



Slender almost grass like plant, usually reaching only 2 to 10cm in height. The very slender stem is either single or repeatedly branched at the base, and normally repeatedly forked above, with a floret in each fork, and other florets along, and at the tips of the branches. All but the terminal florets are stalkless on the upper side of the stem and solitary. Perianth segments lanceolate and tapered to fine points, green or purple flushed. Capsule ovoid oblong, blunt, brown.(link)


30 July 2016