A few flowers

I have slowly stayed to identify some of the flora around the place but much remains a mystery at present.

This one is everywhere on uncultivated land.

This flower is everywhere locally. Its common name is "Common Early Nancy" (or its scientific name is Wurmbea dioica).
This flower is everywhere locally. Its common name is “Common Early Nancy” (or its scientific name is Wurmbea dioica).

But I haven’t yet identified this tree.  However time will tell hopefully.  We have rather a lot of it in the lower paddock area.

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We have rather a lot of it in the lower paddock area which makes for a beautiful clump of trees at the moment.  I’m hoping to get a good picture of them in the next few days when they are in full flower.  I don’t think they are native but…

Otherwise we get the other 3 chooks, non egg laying but free to a good home, this coming Wednesday. Fingers crossed.

2 thoughts on “A few flowers”

    1. Sadly, no its not. When I looked up the scientific name I got the following information.
      Classification
      Class: Liliopsida
      Order: Liliales
      Family: Colchicaceae
      Genus: Wurmbea
      Species: dioica
      Common Name: Early Nancy
      The class (Liliopsida) and order (Liliales) indicate that the plant (a bulb) is of the true lily category. The information on it, from here () is as follows “Description: Wurmbea dioica is a herbaceous plant growing to 30 cm tall, with two or three narrow grassy linear leaves. The plant is bulbous. The attractive flowers are white with six petals, with a narrow purple band across each petal, which form a circle near the centre of the flower. Flowering is in winter and spring between July and October. It gets its name Early Nancy from its early flowering in winter. The reddish brown seeds are contained in capsules to 1 cm long.”

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