Flowers and Tree Stump in Leazes Park


The tree cut down
Fungus begins to colonise
Flowers surround it
Nobody decides that they are not suitable


Himalayan Balsam at Ouseborough Wood

You can see its taking over.
Almost covering the “County Durham, Land of the Prince Bishops” sign (which shows the border of Tyne and Wear and County Durham).

I have seen this plant before and it does tend to monopolise. It is so big and it doesn’t seem to want to share its space with anyone else.
More info here

This plant is not great news for biodiversityhowever on most of the leaves some little snails were to be found.