CHRIS DAWE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CHRIS DAWE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Thyme Broomrape (Orobanche alba). This plant is parasitic on wild thyme. Its red colour is due to having no chlorophyll - the substance used by most plants to derive energy from the sun. Instead it gains nutrients from the host plant It grows wherever wild thyme occurs.
Model release not required. Property release not required.