Common Bluebell
Taken at Pow Burn on 7th May 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 28th April 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 Long shot. Fact File

Taken in Jim's garden on 2nd May 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens Fact File
Common Bluebell
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 21st May 2020 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File
Bluebell
White Variant
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 28th April 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 Long shot.
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Common Bluebell.
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AKA:
Scilla non-Scripta.
Asparagaceae.
Perennial.
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Woodland, heathland, hedge banks.
April-June.
25-50 cms.
These delightful flowers, which often seem to carpet the woodland floor were once called "crow's toes". Their bulbs were used to make glue during Elizabethan times. Gentlemen's ruffs were stiffened using mulches of Bluebell bulbs. These days digging up Bluebells is illegal.