A walk at Swineshead through the ancient woodland, bluebells all finished. This is a very wet wood today it was still very muddy . There are some really huge oak trees here which are beautiful.
Coming out of the woods we walked along the field edge and came across a patch of purple haze . From a distance I thought they were thistles but in closer inspection they are Phacelia(Phacelia tanacetifolia)
This is an introduced plant a native of W Northern America which has naturalised over much of Europe.