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Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 26th May 2017, 13:47
Replies: 276
Views: 91,201
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Everyone a little timorous I am guessing!! I'd...

Everyone a little timorous I am guessing!!

I'd agree that there appear to be hybrids, if they are determined using the same criterion used for the species themselves.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 25th May 2017, 12:51
Replies: 276
Views: 91,201
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Hi Doctor The Gait Barrows plants are in fine...

Hi Doctor

The Gait Barrows plants are in fine form at present, but most plants only have one flower on them because they are quite young still. There are a few yet to flower, but I would still go...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 25th May 2017, 12:47
Replies: 276
Views: 91,201
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Hi Rich First two look like clear Greater, the...

Hi Rich

First two look like clear Greater, the last closest to Lesser. the two in between do look intermediate, which reading between the lines is what you were suggesting?
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 19th April 2017, 08:38
Replies: 276
Views: 91,201
Posted By Ghostly Vision
1st April wasn't it Mr L?

1st April wasn't it Mr L?
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 24th February 2017, 19:19
Replies: 6
Views: 2,155
Posted By Ghostly Vision
I'd agree with leptochila, if it is southern...

I'd agree with leptochila, if it is southern England, as far north as Yorkshire, it is a clear cut Southern Marsh
Forum: Kowa Sunday 21st August 2016, 16:05
Replies: 6
Views: 4,561
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Are any eyepieces still available that fit the...

Are any eyepieces still available that fit the 823 and 824's? I'm happy with the scope but wonder if a more modern advanced eyepiece would be a way of upgrading the scope?

Would prefer a zoom, but...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 31st July 2016, 20:17
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
On this one I see a viscidium, and a...

On this one I see a viscidium, and a purpurata-like anther cap. Dare I venture the "H" word?
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 31st July 2016, 20:14
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
See my post #352 Mike.

See my post #352 Mike.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 27th July 2016, 15:28
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Classic Dune helleborine.

Classic Dune helleborine.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Tuesday 26th July 2016, 15:50
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Back to the Warwickshire Helleborines, which have...

Back to the Warwickshire Helleborines, which have now been confirmed as Dunes.

The nearest colonies are at Alyn Waters, 100 miles away, and in North Lincs, 125 miles away.

The unusual feature of...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 22nd July 2016, 08:40
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Hi Simon We wouldn't normally post such detailed...

Hi Simon

We wouldn't normally post such detailed locations on a public group. More general is best.

FYI everyone else, I am not opening up the site disclosure discussion, please let's not start...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 21st July 2016, 17:54
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Finally got round to editing my photo's of the...

Finally got round to editing my photo's of the Warwickshire Helleborines, taken on 12th July.

Went back this Tuesday and the heat has ruined most of the flowers on the plants that haven't been...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 21st July 2016, 17:52
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Well said John. Not sure which of the hillsides...

Well said John.

Not sure which of the hillsides you went to but the main one had a plant right by the footpath a few days ago, and about 20 plants total.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 21st July 2016, 17:50
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
There is a report on the UK Native Orchids group...

There is a report on the UK Native Orchids group on FB of 500+ spikes found this weekend. :eek!::eek!:
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 20th July 2016, 11:18
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Yes, that was me if you remember!

Yes, that was me if you remember!
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 15th July 2016, 14:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,991
Posted By Ghostly Vision
And if the Lynesmeister agrees, then I do too.

And if the Lynesmeister agrees, then I do too.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 15th July 2016, 14:04
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Yes, you can see the lip pattern on the top right...

Yes, you can see the lip pattern on the top right hand flower - it is a Common Spotted. It also has bracts.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 15th July 2016, 12:22
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Blimey John, you're back!! Was only talking about...

Blimey John, you're back!! Was only talking about you the other day, finding the Derbyshire Burnts on account of a photographer kneeling over something on the distant hillside!
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 13th July 2016, 09:59
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
I visited the site yesterday, having seen the...

I visited the site yesterday, having seen the very convincing photo's. Unfortunately the plant in the photo's was unusual in terms of the whole colony (of about 40 plants), in that it was the only...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 13th July 2016, 09:54
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Haha, yes, we must have met, but that is not a...

Haha, yes, we must have met, but that is not a very good description of me!
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Tuesday 5th July 2016, 18:42
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Red Helleborine update: This year, at two sites,...

Red Helleborine update:

This year, at two sites, seven plants flowered (four in Bucks, three in Gloucs), but only one remains at each site.

The Bucks plant is quite pathetic, having five flowers...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Tuesday 5th July 2016, 18:29
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Great Frogs. The all-green form is stunning. If...

Great Frogs.

The all-green form is stunning. If that was on Bald Hill, that is a second site in Oxfordshire.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 2nd July 2016, 11:15
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
The three flowering plants this year were, by...

The three flowering plants this year were, by last weekend, reduced to one by mollusc damage. That singleton was still in bud last Sunday, and bent over, so not visible from outside the compound...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 2nd July 2016, 11:01
Replies: 452
Views: 99,893
Posted By Ghostly Vision
Hi Gareth Lindisfarne Helleborines are two weeks...

Hi Gareth

Lindisfarne Helleborines are two weeks away from flowering. Andrew, the senior warden, is happy to take calls and will update potential visitors. It sometimes take a day or two for him to...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 10th June 2016, 14:20
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By Ghostly Vision
D fuchsii rather than saccifera I think Serapias...

D fuchsii rather than saccifera I think

Serapias lingua

Orchis signifera, either sp or ssp depending on your taxonomic outlook - part of Early purple complex
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