Cornish Wild Flowers in June

The hedgerows, lanes and fields in Cornwall are awash with colour in the month of June. So here are just some of the beauties I managed to capture, though not all of them have been identified.

Coastal

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Lanes

Cow Parsley and grasses
Cow Parsley and grasses

Fields

Hawthorn Hedgerows and Broom and field of grasses

There are so many colours to be found in the natural world.

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  1. Lucid Gypsy says:

    Jude your wild flower knowledge is excellent, I used to know so many but I’ve long since forgot. A gorgeous post!

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    1. Heyjude says:

      I still see ones I recognise but can’t remember the name! And as for the grasses!

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  2. nowathome says:

    It is such a beautiful time of the year!!

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    1. Heyjude says:

      It certainly is! I hope we have a good summer this year.

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  3. All so very lovely.

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  4. Wow with bells on! These are all growing wild??? I particularly like the grasses. (In Stanthorpe with unexpected limited reception.)

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    1. Is that Stanthorpe in QLD? If so, I hope you are wearing your thermal underwear. It’s pretty chilly there!

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    2. Heyjude says:

      Yup! All in country lanes, on walls, by the sea. In fields. Must try and find a book about different grasses.

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  5. I love them all but I like Hottentot Figs best. What a name!

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    1. Heyjude says:

      The fruit is edible but very sour and apparently you can make a sour fig jam from them. I never tried.

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  6. pommepal says:

    So colourful Jude. Hottentot Figs, what a weird name. It looks very much like a flower that grows along the dunes here, but I can’t remember the name but know it is not Hottentot figs, who could forget a name like that….

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    1. Heyjude says:

      Native to South Africa also called vygies or sour figs (Hottentot was a range of mountains where they presumably were first found, also a word given to the Khoikhoi race so it is not used now in that context). You may know them as ice plants?

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      1. pommepal says:

        Ah yes that is the name I was trying to think of. Don’t know why the name ice when they grow in such hot places….

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  7. “Sheep’s bit scabious” and “Hottentot figs”!!! Tell me you made up those names! 😉
    These are gorgeous photos.

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    1. Heyjude says:

      Hahaha… no I haven’t, though it’s not PC to call the vygies Hottentot Figs any more. You know them as Ice Plants (which I find quite bizarre)

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      1. I saw that reference in other comments on your post. I recognise the flower, but don’t know them by any name (which applies to most flowers in my case, actually). I tell you, it’s almost cold enough here now (6C or 7C at night) to get ice! 😦

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  8. Beautywhizz says:

    What an abundance of beautiful wildflowers.

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    1. Heyjude says:

      Thank you, and thank you for the follow too 🙂

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