Field Gentian

A scarce flower found at higher altitudes throughout Europe - these were photographed in the Grampians

The Bee Orchid

Looking like an exotic bloom from a fairytale, the Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera) does a brilliant job of mimicking a bumble bee. …

Grass of Parnassus

Also known as the ‘bog star’, the Grass of Parnassus (Parnassia palustris) is the county flower of Cumbria and Sutherland.  …