Yorkshire Fog After The Rain

Yorkshire Fog Holcus lanatus

I have always loved this grass which covers the local fields. It ripples like waves on a calm ocean when the wind blows through it.

Yorkshire Fog Holcus lanatus


Yorkshire Fog (Holcus lanatus), local field, Staffordshire, England. May 2017.

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22 thoughts on “Yorkshire Fog After The Rain

  1. You are not alone. We have a lot of wild grasses that sway in the wind here on the Prairie. I absolutely love to watch them. Okay, I also take photographs… but I’m sure you knew that πŸ™‚

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    • I love wild grasses. There are so many different ones to enjoy but they are often overlooked. I need to pay more attention to them πŸ™‚

      Ahh … I had an idea you took photographs, too, Sumyanna πŸ˜‰

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    • Thank you Diana πŸ™‚ You are welcome, and oh, wow, you sure moved fast on that! I was a little behind in my last reply, I guess, lol! I hope you get to post your images on your blog, If you do I will look forward to seeing them! πŸ™‚

      Happy Snappin’!

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    • In the past I have found trying to isolate grasses ad then trying to identify them quite a challenge. There are indeed so many. Then you have your sedges and rushes, all beautiful and interesting in their own individual ways. I may do a project on them this summer, but like always, time is is such a factor πŸ™‚ Thank you, Jude. They are probably my no.1 favourite of the grasses because of that rosy pink πŸ™‚

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  2. I love the various grasses also……for that very same reason. There are many used in the formal Landscaping along the river near my home and I love the way the wind blows one row one way and the others the opposite, making a sort of zig-zag effect. Can be hard to photograph though. Same with the dying sun catching each seed head and turning it into a field of golden lights.

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    • Beautifully scribed, Vicki πŸ™‚ They can be quite a challenge to photo, and yet just being amongst them as the wind blows, all moving around you, and listening to them whisper is really quite something.

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  3. This grassy type of Yorkshire Fog I like, though I didn’t know it was called that. The other type, coming from Yorkshire, I’ve seen enough of this week, as early June has been so awful.

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    • Same here with the rain and dull weather. Made up for for the dry April and May, I think. I just hope it picks as I have a few days off work and want to get out! πŸ™‚

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