First cow parsley

I realised I had better post last weekend’s pictures before this weekend begins. Little to report, thanks to almost constant rain, but I saw the first flowers of cow parsley, 

cow parsley flower
cow parsley

snowdrops,

 

and Dog’s Mercury

Dog's mercury M to GL
dog’s mercury

 

These leaves of ransoms or wild garlic are edible

 

ransoms leaves
ransoms

while these beautiful bright green shoots are definitely not: Hemlock water dropwort is the UK’s most toxic plant.

hemlock water dropwort stalks
Hemlock water dropwort

 

 

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