Flowers and Landscape 5./6. June 2005

After a sudden fall in temperature it is now cloudy, windy and cool. Two short rides with the mountain bike to Fischau, to the plane pine forest and to Willendorf.

From the outskirt of the pine forest, view to Winzendorf and Semmering/Wechsel. Behind the bushes near the high seat is the grass land with the tiny iris The red flowers in the foreground are ...

 ... Great milkwort (Polygala major)

Here also grows  some kind of rock rose (Helianthemum ovatum)

View over Winzendorf to Semmering and Wechsel

Today clouds are changing fast

Phacelia tanacetifolia, growing on a fallow ground ...

Prosset beck in Winzendorf, renaturized - compare with pages of 4.2. and  13.2.

Yellow flag Iris near the beck (Iris pseudacorus)

On a fallow near the road between Sankt Aegyden and Schwarzau: Kleine Wachsblume (Cerinthe minor)...

and Blue flea-bane (Erigeron acris subsp. acris) ...

...  "big" goatsbeard (Tragopogon dubius)

... and Venus´s looking glass (Specularia speculum - veneris)

Above Strelzhof: Meadow clary (Salvia pratensis), this time in a rare pink variant

On a meadow above Strelzhof/Willendorf: Bloddy crane´s bill (Geranium sanguineum) ...

... and everlasting pea (Lathyrus latifolius)

View over a fallow with lots of Austrian Mayweed (Anthemis Austriaca) to Willendorf and Wechsel in the background.