Wild Angelica is my summer hunting ground for insects, but it's about 2 weeks late this year. So we'll have to make do...
Yellow Rattle is present in a few of the higher areas Take a close look at the complex leaves:
Fairy Flax has the alternative name of Purging Flax. Don't be tempted to eat any part of this plant:
There are many 'subspecies' of Eyebright; some with white flowers, others with lilac. I was under the impression that I have two cohabiting varieties, but I now believe that my local ones start off with white flowers and then convert to lilac later in the year. I have marked a few white specimens and plan to monitor them over the next couple of months.
Hogweed is standing in as my nectaring umbellifer of choice at the moment. I got this shot of the hoverfly Leucozona laternaria, which looks like a strangely monochrome version of its close relative Leucozona glaucia, which I will show soon.