Violets at Hembury Woods

From a distance it looks as if the bluebells are out – they are not – it is still too early. When you get closer you see they are violets – thousands and thousands of them.

Violet 2Violets flowering amongst the bluebell leaves

Violet 3Good to see so many – violets are the food plant for our pearl bordered and small pearl bordered fritillary butterflies

Violet 1A close up shot

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