Bad Fischau-Brunn 26.5.2018

Short walkto the iris meadow near Bad Fischau-Brunn, to look for lizard orchids.

Starting from Winzendorf´s outskirts through vineyards ...

 ... and fields.

Wheat is grown between the vines.

View over the Fischau vineyards to Winzendorf and the Wechsel region.


Noch blüht bei uns der White dittany (Dictamnus albus) still in flower.

Rauhblättriger Alant (Inula hirta).

Peach-leaved bellflower (Campanula persecifolia)

In thi crazy warm year, the Adriatic lizard orchids (Himantoglossum adriaticum) are already in flower at the end of May.

Adriatic lizard orchid (Himantoglossum adriaticum).

I meet a guided group and join them for a while.

Große Kreuzblumen (Polygala major)

Adriatic lizard orchid (Himantoglossum adriaticum).

View to Winzendorf

Grass lily (Ornithogalum umbellatum)

A short detour to the forest to find this red helleborine (Cephalanthera rubra) hat noch einiges an Blüten vor sich.

In the meadow.

Felsen-Goldlack (Erysimum sylvestre)

Along the path: dames´rocket (Hesperis matronalis),

Violet limodore (Limodorum abortivum)

Schmalblättriger Lein (Linum tenuifolium) in abundance

Schmalblättriger Lein (Linum tenuifolium)

Schmalblättriger Lein (Linum tenuifolium)

Grass lily (Ornithogalum umbellatum)

Austrian Speedwell (Veronica austriaca)

Broomrape (Orobanche)

Clouds are drawing in now.

Hedge bedstraw (Galium mollugo)

Schmalblättriger Lein (Linum tenuifolium)

I have to speed up now not to get drenched.

Much nicer view to the opposite direction.

American maple.