On Wednesday I found a single plant of Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus minor) just outside our top fence in the green lane between two fields.

Yellow Rattle

On Thursday, as it was a lovely morning, I decided to walk around the field to see if I could find any more. I started at the top where it’s easy to do a scissor step over our fence and I was nearly round to the bottom field gate before I found some good sized patches. I photographed the field border below them so that I could find them again.


During my trundle I found some other flowers and a couple of fungi:

Foxgloves put on a good show against a backdrop of gorse bushes intermingled with brambles.