Mill Hill Images


1 November 2004
Welted Thistle
Carduus crispus
Carduus nutans
Carduus nutans

Adur Thistles

Prickly Sow-thistle
Prickly Sow-thistle

15 - 16 September 2004
Red Bartsia
Red Bartsia
This photograph was taken south of the reservoir where it was more easily photographed in the shorter grass by the path. It is found amongst the longer grass and wild flowers on the upper slopes. It is quite often visited by butterflies
Hawthorn just above the ridge, just north of the reservoir.
The prevailing winds are from the south-west. 
Agrimony grows as an upright plant next to paths, but a dimunitive form occasionally flowers amongst the herbs on the lower slopes.

16 August 2004
Middle Slopes: long grass to the north-west of the upper car park
Perforate St. John's Wort
turns from red to yellow in August. 
Brown Argus Butterfly
The butterfly in the photograph is a Brown Argus

21 June 2004

Meadow Crane's-bill
Geranium pratense

Adur Thistles

The featured blue flower is one of the vetches.

It is the Tufted Vetch, Vicia cracca.

Seed Pods of the Tufted Vetch

Perforate St John's Wort 
 is found all over Mill Hill but with the greatest proliferations between the Dogwood on the middle slopes.

15 July 2004   Probably the tachinid fly: Eriothrix rufomaculata
15 July 2004 
Probably the tachinid fly Eriothrix rufomaculata on Hardhead

Back to Mill Hill (Spring) 2004 rufomaculata on Hardhead

Back to Mill Hill (Spring) 2004