Category: Black Rock

Orange-tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) - Black Rock, Somerset, UK. ID 821_1084

Black Rock

I’ve visited Longwood, near Cheddar, a couple of times this week to see the bluebells.  Each time, I got there walking along the drove through Black Rock.  You can forgive people for ignoring this drove. However, Black...

Dogs Mercury (Mercurialis perennis) at Black Rock

Dog’s Mercury at Black Rock

Dog’s Mercury (Mercurialis perennis) forms carpets on the floor of woodlands and beneath hedgerows around the Mendip Hills.  It likes alkaline soils is is well suited to the limestone of the Mendip.  I like...

Green-veined White (Pieris napi)

Black Rock Butterflies

At the end of a family walk around Black Rock and Longwood the small glade near the car park was full of butterflies enjoying the pools of sunlight.  A short opportunity to take some...