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Plants recorded by Richard Jefferies along Nightingale Lane 1886

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     Lucy's card made for the visiting President of the Richard Jefferies Society Andrew Rosabi Richard Jefferies describes 60 plants along Nightingale Lane. I tried to list them but I wanted to include the elm tree so there are more than 60 listed. He did write that the elms were not doing well locally. He also used different names for plants such as moon daisy,  which was the word commonly used for ox-eye daisy.    References to the moon derived from the glow that emanated from a stand of daisies in the dark. It would be a welcome plan to reintroduce some of these to the verge along Church Lane. There are a few surprises, for example viper's bugloss which is a chalk loving plant. Some of the scientific names may have changed. Agrimonia eupatoria Agrimony Veronica beccabunga Brooklime Daucus carota Carrot Galium aparine Cleavers Lotus corniculatus Common Bird&#