28th April 2018

Ivy Leaved Toadflax, or Cymbalaria “runneth and spreadeth on the ground and clymeth and hangeth on walls…the branches are verie small round and smooth, limmer and pliant”- a perfect description by John Goodyear, a 17th century botanist. The seeds are thought to have arrived on marble sculptures imported to Oxford from Italy. The edible leaves taste watercressy. Conditions: chilly and cloudy after rain. Temperature: Max 11 Min 5c.

Ivy Leaved Toadflax