Toothwort, Eaglehead Copse, Isle of Wight

Toothwort, Eaglehead Copse, Isle of Wight

Observation - Toothwort, Eaglehead Copse, Isle of Wight - UK and Ireland. Description: On the Isle of Wight this is a locally frequent plant in woods on chalk or heavy clay soil.In this location it is a parasite mainly on Hazel.Eaglehead Copse is one of the best sites to see this interesting plant in the Orobanchaceae family. Much coppicin

On the Isle of Wight this is a locally frequent plant in woods on chalk or heavy clay soil.In this location it is a parasite mainly on Hazel.Eaglehead Copse is one of the best sites to see this interesting plant in the Orobanchaceae family.
Much coppicing has been done recently to manage this copse.