SO3829 : Ewyas Harold Common

taken 2 months ago, near to Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, Great Britain

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Ewyas Harold Common
Ewyas Harold Common
The western section of Ewyas Harold Common as it descends to St Martin's Well. In the foreground is a patch of Meadow Saffron or Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale) in leaf - these will in due course die back, to be replaced by the flower stems (pink crocus-like) later in the year, hence a further alternative name, Naked Lady. They occur widely across the Common and are thought to originate from plantings by the monks of Dore Abbey.
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SO3829, 77 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 11 June, 2021
Geographical Context
Grassland  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Near (from Tags)
Ewyas Harold  Abbeydore  Abbey Dore 
Place (from Tags)
Ewyas Harold Common 
Plant (from Tags)
Colchicum Autumnale  Meadow Saffron  Autumn Crocus  Naked Lady 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 380 298 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:57.8414N 2:54.1656W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 380 298
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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