Oak Sapling at the base of a Silver Birch

How did the acorn get there? My guess is that a squirrel stashed the acorn there and it sprouted, and now it is in an uneasy relationship with the Silver Birch. I wonder what will happen if no one touches it? It is in a park here in Cambridge, so one of the arborists mayContinue reading “Oak Sapling at the base of a Silver Birch”


My first thought was that it was an orchid. Then I can think of a couple of plants that have tails to the flowers – delphinium and toadflax. The little mouths on this plant make me think of toadflax, but the pink and white colour is unfamiliar to me. Any clues, anyone?