Leigh Lane and Lud brook

New oak and hazel leaves, holly and blackthorn flowers, and the last few catkins overhead in Leigh Lane.

Under foot, bluebells,

bluebell
bluebells

three speedwells,

two violets,

common dog violet
common dog violet
early dog violet
early dog violet

and three umbellifers.

cow parsley
cow parsley
pignut
pignut
sanicle
sanicle

Yellow dandelions, lesser celandines, and creeping buttercups in Leigh Lane, and gorse and tormentil on the moor.

Also in Leigh Lane, pink purslane, herb robert, and campions

and white wood sorrel and greater stitchwort.

wood sorrell
wood sorrel
stitchwort
greater stitchwort
whortleberry
whortleberry

On the moor, the first flowers of heath milkwort and lousewort,

heath milkwort
heath milkwort
lousewort
lousewort

lots of marsh violets,

marsh violets 2
marsh violet
marsh violets
marsh violets

and water crowfoot in the ponds.

water crowfoot
water crowfoot

Some beautiful ferns:fern

hard fern
hard fern

fern 1

fern 2

and sedge. This is possibly spring sedge.

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