Devil's-bit scabious, betony and meadow sweet, were the most dominant, but there were scatterings of salad burnet, orchids, cowslips, lady's bedstraw and, usually, dyer's greenweed.
I've never seen D-BS in such profusion on a flat meadow site. It turned out that we had stumbled upon a SSSI: Long Dole Wood and Long Meadow managed by SWT and an adjacent site. The main butterflies on the site were gatekeepers, which are quite lovely in themselves:
|The meadow looking back to the woodland from where we emerged|