Kenworthy Wood

Kenworthy Wood Orchard

Still in lockdown, still ridiculously busy but great seeing so many people taking an interest in their local environment.

Green-veined White on Lady’s Smock or as it may be better known Cuckoo flower – again at Kenworthy.

A less welcome plant – the invasive Few-flowered Leek.

Forming dense carpets of leaves in spring the Few flowered leek smothers and out competes native species. Within Kenworthy it has a few challengers especially the Himalayan Balsam. The flower heads produce tiny secondary bulbs which help it to rapidly spread.

The nectar rich flowers of the Bird Cherry. Found throughout the wood their distinctive almond scent can often be detected on warm, still afternoons.

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