Dock, the friend of anyone who has just been stung by a nettle. Here the flower, looking very similar to those of the related sorrel
And here, the whole plant.
Bees visiting two different species of cranesbills.
The characteristic purple flowers of this thistle are starting to come out.
More of the damsel flies on the pool at Wightwick Manor in early June.
The electric blue species were not pausing at all.
This elder leaf has been reduced to a skeleton of its toughest parts by insects eating it.
The red flecks, common on sycamore leaves, are a result of insect activity.
Newly forming cones from two types of pine trees.
Flowers of purple and white clovers,
This fleshy plant used to be a cheap way of feeding pigs – hence the name.
The berries just beginning to form, in early June.
This is probably a young one. It let me get close enough for a picture even though I didn’t have a particularly long lens.