Early summer flowers July 2006

Three bike rides near Winzendorf and Oberwart during the secund week of July

7. July. A bike ride to Neunkirchen, on the way back via Willendorf I have to have a look at the outskirts of the forest to see if Adriatic lizard orchid (Himantoglossum adriaticum) is flourishing yet.

Rauhaar - Alant (Inula hirta)

Common Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria)

Varicoloured  meadow ...

 ... with Whorled Clary (Salvia verticillata)

12.7.2006: A bike ride from Bad Tatzmannsdorf to Bernstein and back. Very dusty weather, so no more pictures. Near the road between Bernstein and Redelschlag: Dark-red Helleborine (Epipactis atrorubens)

14.7.2006: A bike ride from Wiener Neustadt to Winzendorf. At the roadside, between the road and the slope to the former landfill many plants are flourishing ...

Austrian Mullein (Verbascum chaixii subsp. austriacum)

Orange Mullein (Verbascum phlomoides)

A wonderful roadside ...

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)

Seeds - of what ?

Steppe Clary (Salvia nemorosa)

Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum)

Knollen - Platterbse (Lathrys tuberosus)

A bit further, on the other side of the road, a flourishing flax field (Linum usitatissimum)