Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Tansy in flower

I found this on the banks of the River Wear not far from the A 19 road bridge

It looks like Tansy, also known as "bitter buttons". Tansy has culinary and medicinal uses, and a pudding made from it traditonally marked the end of Lent. Google "Tansy Pudding" for a recipe!

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