The River Snizort Again

Well it turned out that there was no more Carex aquatilis (Water Sedge), nor Schoenoplectus lacustris (Common Club-rush), nor Sparganium erectum (Branched Bur-reed) between the higher reaches of the River Snizort and its lower reaches – with one proviso.  The river was in spate so I could not cross it to inspect a patch of sedge on the west bank, but I think it is only Carex rostrata (Bottle Sedge).

River Snizort

However, there were several sites for Carex canescens (White Sedge):

Carex canescens

and up by the road near Uigshader there was Mentha x villosa (Apple-mint), a failry frequent escape in these parts:

Mentha x villosa

Beside the river there was my first Golden-ringed Dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii) of the year:

Golden-ringed Dragonfly

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: