The are an inordinate number of Box Elder, Acer negundo, trees throughout the town, as though an over-enthusiastic planner had ordered a hundred trees when the intended figure was ten. But their dangling strings of fruits, technically samaras, are attractive enough.
Long bunches of keys (samaras) hang from a Box Elder. The Hollows,
Daventry. 11 September, 2018
A Tiger Hoverfly, Helophilus pendulus, on Oxford Ragwort.
The Hollows, Daventry. 11 September, 2018
A fifth (final) instar of the Green Shieldbug on Snowberry.
North Street, Daventry. 11 September, 2018