The walkers stopped to appreciate plants which have colonised abandoned former industrial land, such as willowherb
, black knapweed, toadflax, cowslips and tansy.
The seed of the rosebay willowherb
, decorated with extended straggly hairs, looks like a torpedo as it nears its target and the spiky orange fruit of the wild carrot resembles the impact that would follow.
Weeds can be prolific when it comes to seed production - for example rosebay willowherb
can produce up to 80,000 seeds per plant.
and horseweed are new to the Napa area and represent some of the biggest challenges at present.
And under those leaves spread the yellows, purples and whites of tansy, rosebay willowherb
Salisbury described how new plants--such as gallant-soldier, Oxford ragwort and rosebay willowherb
, nicknamed 'bombweed' by Londoners--had flourished in wartime, having drifted in from Europe or America as seeds on food aid or soldiers' clothes, or sprung to life after being buried under bricks and concrete smashed in air raids.
We'll keep all the plants that are working well but thin down or, in some cases, ban bullies such as Chamerion angustifolium, known by us all as willowherb
The vegetation within Restored A was composed of >90% wetland species dominated by (>65% coverage) cattail ( Typha sp.), goldenrod (Solidago sp.) purpleleaf willowherb
(Epilobium coloratum), rice cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), and arrowleaf tearthumb (Polygonum sagittatum) (Davey Resource Group, 2008).
By wildwort And willowherb
Fire starts-- Dry ground cracks, Swallows her whole.
* (#) onion Anaphalis Western Pearly Everlasting margaritacea (#) ([dagger]) Epilobium brachycarpum (#) Tall Annual Willowherb
Eriogonum buckwheat spp.
Made with essential fats, oat and willowherb
, it melts into skin, relieving tightness.
Species novel to our study were: great willowherb
, common stork's-bill Erodium cicutarium, wild strawberry, hedge bedstraw Galium mollugo, timothy Phleum pratense, groundsel Senecio vulgaris and pink water-speedwell Veronica catenata.