Roy will be leading this walk discovering small teasel, Dipsacus pilosus, and greater dodder, Cuscuta europaea, also juniper, Juniperus communis, in one of its few Surrey localities, a small patch of downland flora, devastation caused by ash-dieback, Hymenoscyphus fraxineus and a commercial elder, Sambucus nigra, plantation’.
Meet at Box Hill & Westhumble station at 11.15, or following the arrival of the 10.24 from Waterloo, expected at 11.11. Some rough terrain. Appropriate dress and a hand lens if you have one.
Expected arrival back in Leatherhead by 5.30 (four trains an hour from Leatherhead back to London, though not evenly spaced)
Roy is a renowned botanist specialising in plant-lore and also president of the SLBI, as well as the author of Vickery’s Folk Flora.
Roy will not be wearing a mask for audio reasons i.e. so that he can be heard, but will be happy to should any participant prefer him to.
Roy Vickery, Plant-Lore
Tickets -15 available: £25 members/£30 non-members. Please book via the Eventbrite ticketing system below.