From an email by Jocie to the Botany Group on September 14.
Here’s a note from John and some pics that will brighten these rather sombre smoky days:
“With all this gloomy smoke around us I thought I should send in some bright happy pics of two of my favourite wildflowers:”
- Armeria maritima (sea pink, thrift) which is sometimes confused with Plectritis congesta (sea blush), but which is very different particularly in its leaves, and which I believe is relatively less common particularly in our region. From Quadra Island.
- The papery “gone to seed” result of the above, at the end of the summer.
3. And the glorious Erysimum arenicola (sand-dwelling wallflower). From Mt. Arrowsmith.