Steph examining the fauna
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani, Grey Club-rush (probably)
A water scorpion
The botanical survey revealed Lemna trisulca amongst a small variety of water plants and also the Schoenoplectus species pictured above that hadn't read the book and hence is a little uncertain. Probably as labelled though.
On Tuesday Steph and I visited several RVNRs looking for their notable species (and finding all but an elusive Hairy Saint John's Wort). We then popped into Llangasty to brush up on Persicarias - resulting in some updated pictures for last week's blog.
And then on Wednesday I "popped" into Allt Rhongyr Nature Reserve to be treated to a really good display from over 100 Autumn Gentians:
(And see picture at the head of this post.)