Four-leaved Allseed and other Suffolk goodies, 26 June 2022

With Stuart Read having found the mega rare Four-leaved Allseed growing in his road (!) in Great Cornard I duly popped down this morning to take a look. I found a few clumps of it growing in pavement cracks by the curb just 20 yards from his front door! Only really known from coastal sites in the SW it is a fantastic find albeit a rather insignificant looking 'micro-weed'. 

While in the area I called in at a RNR near Long Melford to see Wild Liquorice and to my surprise I found a goodie of my own - Crested Cow-wheat. 3 or 4 plants were found at what looks like a new site for this very scarce and lovely plant. Along the same verge were Field Scabious, Common Restharrow, Agrimony and Wild Basil.

                                                                                                                                Four-leaved Allseed
                                                                                                                                 Wild Liquorice

                                                                                                                                 Crested Cow-wheat
                                                                                                                                       Wild Basil
                                                                                                                                   Field Scabious
                                                                                                                             Common Restharrow

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