Wildflowers: Daucus Carota Subsp. Halophilus – Wild Carrot
A gentle stroll along the clifftop road towards Amoreira beach in the Western Algarve gave me yet more photo opportunities to record several species of wildflowers. This week I have chosen to showcase the wild carrot. Apparently, it is also used as an essential oil for its anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. Natural medicine geeks check... Continue Reading →
Wildflowers: Centaurea Sphaerocephala (Knapweed)
Wildflowers in the Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina, Portugal Reference: floresdoareal.blogspot.com and https://flora-on.pt/index.php#/1centaurea+sphaerocephala Do you enjoy taking photographs of wildflowers, bugs, birds, snakes and other curiosities found in the wild? Every Wednesday I will be sharing a photograph of wild flora or fauna in my local area. Who will join me ?
Wildflowers: Echium Angustifolium – Hispid Viper’s-Bugloss
Echium angustifolium - Narrow-leaved Bugloss Narrow-leaved Bugloss Ref: FirstNature.com Ref: PlantDatabase Do you enjoy taking photographs of wildflowers? Every Wednesday I will be sharing a photograph of wildflowers growing in my local area. Who will join me?
Wildflowers: Acacia longifolia – Mimosa longifolia
Acacia longifolia REF: Acacia longifolia and Plants for a Future Another useful reference to identify plants is The Plant List Do you enjoy taking photographs of wildflowers, bugs, birds, snakes and other curiosities found in the wild? Every Wednesday I will be sharing a photograph of wild flora or fauna in my local area. Who... Continue Reading →
Wildflowers: Narcissus bulbocodium L – Hoop Petticoat Daffodil
Also known as Hoop Petticoat Daffodil: Narcissus bulbocodium L, Campainhas-do-monte, Cuckos. Also found this in the wild Narcissus gaditanus Boiss or Narcissus jonquilla?. ETA: It has since been suggested the above flower could be REF: Narcissus jonquilla or Ref: Narcissus gaditanus Boiss. what do you think? I have just been informed: If this is growing... Continue Reading →
Wildflowers: Milk Vetch (alfavaca-dos-montes)
I first started taking photographs of the Milk Vetch back in December while walking along the cliff path at our local beach, and it is still flowering in mid-February. I've noticed some of of the flowers are now turning to seed pods. I did take a photograph, but the strap of my mobile phone was... Continue Reading →
Wildflowers: Antirrhinum Cirrhigerum – Wolf Mouth
This week for Wild Wednesday I have chosen the wild antirrhinhum. Who knew Antirrhinums grew in the wild? They grow near the coast, in pine forests and even in sand, as pictured below. They are also called: Boco de lobo do literol or as loosely translated: WOLF MOUTH Several walks along the cliff tops or... Continue Reading →
Wordless Wednesday: Winter Colour – Growing Hibiscus in Pots
For WordlessWednesday, I will let the hibiscus speak for themselves * * * * *