Tagged: Oxeye Daisy

Large Blue (Maculinea arion) - Collard Hill, Somerset, UK. ID 825_2158

Jump into June

Summer Times I love the colours of autumn, the flowers of spring, and winter snow – but the warmth of summer is very hard to beat. Hawthorn blooms across the Mendip Hills. Oxeye daisies...

Oxeye Daisy - Theale, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9003

Oxeye Daises

To many countries the oxeye daisy is an invasive species that needs to be controlled.  But luckily for us, in the UK it is a native species that lives happily around our towns and...

Meadow Brown - St Michaels Church,Brent Knoll, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6924

Brent Knoll

A village and a hill I have been on some long cycle rides recently.  Today I had a ride to the sea side stopping off at the village of Brent Knoll on the way...

Babcary Meadows - Somerset, UK. ID 822_0660

Babcary Meadows

I visited Babcary a few weeks ago.  Back then in April the hay meadows were still waiting for spring to arrive.  Today I returned to the meadows to see if things had progressed. The...

Oxeye Daisies - Anchor Hill, Wincanton, Somerset, UK. ID 822_0165

Whitstone Corner

I have been on the look out for fields of Oxeye Daises around Somerset.  So far this has not been successful instead I found a couple of truly magical roundabouts. Despite being very busy with traffic...

Oxeye Daisies

Oxeye Daisies

At this time of year I see several patches of Oxeye Daisies during my daily commute to work.  Oxeye Daisies (Leucanthemum vulgare) love roadside verges, but the passing traffic quickly turns the white flowers dirty.  So for photographs...