Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Caen - Protestant Cemetery ...

... rambling around the margins of the campus ...
... I came across the Protestant cemetery, ...
...an evocative corner of cracked and overgrown tombs ...
source: Richard Robinson - Telegraph.co.uk
... In 1950, the fields neighbouring the cemetery
would be built upon to accommodate
the new university campus of Caen ...
... Himantoglossum hircinum ...
EN: Lizard orchid - NL: bokkenorchis
FR:
barbe-de-bouc, Loroglosse, orchis bouc
DE: Bocks-Riemenzunge ...
... detail of Himantoglossum hircinum ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... It is usually rare but can sometimes be found
in great numbers in suitable habitats ...

... Many of the habitat sites are small, undisturbed
patches rather than large open grasslands ...
source: arkive.org

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