A Cotswold Year - Charting the seasons in the South Cotswolds


Saturday, 12 May 2012

Toothwort

The strange and ghostly flowers of the toothwort  can be found now in damp woodlands although it is relatively scarce.
The plant has on chlorophyll and is a parasite feeding on tree roots and named because of its similarity in appearance to discoloured teeth.

No comments:

Post a comment