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Sandwich and Dover, Kent - 05/05/18

As usual at this time of the year, I am hopelessly behind on my blogs, so I'll keep them short on words in a vain attempt to catch up. I hope you like the photos and it encourages you to go and see these plants for yourself. Starting off with early May finds at Sandwich dunes. Green-winged Orchids  - Anacamptis morio   Thyme Leaved Sandwort trying to impersonate Small Mouse-ear. Arenaria serpyllifolia s.s. Carpets of Sea Sandwort coming into flower - Honckenya peploides  The tiny flowers of Early Forget-me-not, numerous in the short turf - Myosotis ramosissima Early May habitat photo of Sandwich, doesn't look much but the wildflowers like it. Yellow Rattle - Rhinanthus minor Wild Clary coming into flower - Salvia verbenaca The larger form and flowers of Common Vetch - Vicia sativa subsp segetalis Look for a much smaller vetch and you might find the diminuitive Spring Vetch - Vicia lathyroides We