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What to look for in May in West Bay.

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Traditionally on the 1st May people celebrated the transition from Spring to Summer. It is the time of the year when more flowers start to blossom.
When you are out on your daily walks under lock-down lookout for the new flowers emerging. This is some of the wildlife and flowers that are usually found around West Bay this month. Not all of the flowers are coastal plants so you should be able to find them inland too.

Red valerian growing along the Coast path
Red valerian
Sea thrift emerging in May along the cliff in West Bay
Sea thrift
Field Garlic growing on the cliff in May in West Bay
Field Garlic – Allium oleraceum
Alexanders still flowering in May in West Bay
Alexanders
Cow parsley growing along the hedgerow in May
Cow Parsley/ Queen Anne Lace
Buttercups appearing in the Water Meadows in May in West Bay
Fields of Buttercups
Mallow leaves in May
Mallow
The milk thistle appearing in May
Milk thistle

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