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Thunder flower
cat’s eyes
blooming willow
blooming willie
blood vine
Eye bright
Flowering sally
Tame withy
Sticky- willies
Ranting willow
Persian willow
Mother die
London’s ruin
French willy
French willow
procer coch
llysiau St Mair
helyglys y coed
rosebay willowherb
Chamerion angustifolium
cry baby
llysiau'r milwr
Blodau Santes Fair
helygles tēg
chwynnyn tân
milwr coch
blooming sally
helyglys hardd
jac coch
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Chamerion angustifolium

Cymraeg: milwr coch, llysiau'r milwr, jac coch, helyglys hardd, helyglys y coed, chwynnyn tân, Blodau Santes Fair, llysiau St Mair, procer coch, tanchwyn, tanllys,
cornish: helygles tēg

apple-pie, bay-willow, bay-willowherb,
blitz-weed, blood vine, blooming sally, blooming willie, blooming willow, bombweed, cat’s eyes, cry baby, Eye bright, fireweed, Flowering sally, French willow, French willy, London’s ruin, Mother die, Persian willow, Ranting willow, rosebay willowherb, Rosebay, Singerweed, slinkweed, Sticky- willies, Tame withy, Thunder flower,

(looks like fire, grows where there have been fires or forest clearances)

I call it the school holiday flower...starts to burst into flower as the holidays approach and then is fluffing seed for the return in September!
When I was a child I could see a rural red telephone box with a bank of rosebay willow herb above it.

Don Sutherland, , Marko Novosel and 2 other people have particularly liked this photo

9 comments - The latest ones
 Steve Bucknell
Steve Bucknell club
Good for making a nest...Almost a nest in itself...
In nestles...
5 years ago. Edited 5 years ago.
the incredible how
has replied to Steve Bucknell club
yes very nesty, but blows away so fast [see my reply below to The L C]
5 years ago.
 The Limbo Connection
The Limbo Connection club
I'd love to see the red phone box colonised by willow herb.
5 years ago.
the incredible how
has replied to The Limbo Connection club
the red phone box is from the long past...this rosebay comes from inside the greenhouse, hence the fluff still attached and flower heads dried rather then shrivelled; had to handle carefully and put it in a box to get it into the house. Many seeds now in house...
5 years ago.
The Limbo Connection club
has replied to the incredible how
Alas! Time travel is impossible. But this is a reminder of a restful moment involving, inter alia, willowherb:
5 years ago.
the incredible how
has replied to The Limbo Connection club
don't think I've read that |Edward Thomas before. thank you
5 years ago.
the incredible how
has replied to The Limbo Connection club
rosebay in greenhouse and escaping
jac coch out through the roof again
5 years ago.
 Nicolas Mertens
Nicolas Mertens club
Nice stuff!
5 years ago.
 Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland club
Wonderful shot.
5 years ago.

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