Natural History Wanderings

The Guardian report

intrepid botanists who discovered 532 species of wildflowers in bloom across Britain and Ireland around New Year’s Day.

According to the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI), which organises the annual New Year Plant Hunt, this rainbow of midwinter colour is a far cry from botanical textbooks of several decades ago which indicated only a few dozen species should be blooming in midwinter.

Read story at Hundreds of wildflower species found blooming in midwinter | Environment | The Guardian

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