Monday, 19 June 2017

Broome Rapes

Hi Val
You may have noticed that Broome Rapes are in full flower at the moment, especially alongside tracks on the Causse.
These are parasitic plants with no chlorophyll, relying on their host for nutrients.
According to a friend who is an expert, but has only seen the photo, this one is probably Orobanche Amethystea.