I had a fine day in the Kensaleyre area of Skye today with orchids everywhere.  One bank had hundreds of Gymnadenia borealis (Heath Fragrant-orchid), three Pseudorchis albida (Small-white Orchid), fifteen Platanthera chlorantha (Greater Butterfly-orchid) plus Dacylorhiza fuchsii and D. maculata (Common and Heath Spotted-orchids):

Platanthera chlorantha

Gymnadenia borealis

Pseudorchis albida


There was also this unusual form of Geum rivale (Water Avens):

Geum rivale form


Perhaps more on the day later…..

One Response to “Kensaleyre”

  1. Plant News | Plants of Skye, Raasay & The Small Isles Says:

    […] We have had similar things before e.g. here andhere and a different one here. […]

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