Fenland Plants (2)

Posted: August 3, 2015 in Natural History, UK
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Yellow Flag Iris

Yellow Flag Iris

Yellow Flag Iris is another plant used in folklore medicine, most commonly for the treatment of toothaches and ulcers. It’s use is surprising as it induces diarrhoea and vomiting if ingested.

 

Meadow Vetchling

Meadow Vetchling

Meadow Vetchling is a small yellow flower which was hard to find.

Charlock

Charlock

Charlock leaves have been used as a vegetable. It is reported to have a rather bitter taste

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