Reigning CampionsWild West Yorkshire nature diary, Wednesday 30th June 1999
Red and White Campion look identical to me, with one obvious difference.
Bladder Campion is now going to seed. Most of the small white petals have shrivelled, but the bladders, which are sepals joined together to form a tube, hang there like balloons advertising a party.
Codlins-and-Cream is the country name for Great Willowherb. It usually grows in rather damper places than the Rosebay. Codlins are cooking apples, was there an old variety that turned purple when cooked?
Herb Robert is a cranesbill, a member of the Geranium family, which not only has pink flowers, as the name suggests - the leaves, stems and crane's head-shaped seed pods also tend to turn red.
Admittedly, not something you're likely to see every day.