Late Summer Nectar Source.

Silloueete Fly Towards the end of summer insects may be finding it hard to find a source of nectar but at the Woodwalton Fen nature reserve there is a late flowering plant that will provide a good source of nectar,  Broad-leaved Ragwort.

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Broad-leaved Ragwort

The bright yellow flowers of the Broad-leaved Ragwort plant attract insects and butterflies particulary Hoverflies.

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A Hoverfly

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A Hoverfly living up to it’s name

The Broad-leaved Ragwort isn’t as prolific as Common Ragwort. Although there is a good showing of this plant it doesn’t spread uncontrollable.

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A good showing of Ragwort in front of Rothchilds bungalow

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