New to VC104

Gordon Rothero has sent me a picture from the Trotternish Ridge of what he thinks is Saxifraga cespitosa (Tufted Saxifrage) – and so do I.

Saxifraga cespitosa

Saxifraga cespitosa

If we are right, that is a most excellent find. The map of all records for the British Isles looks like this:Sax cesp map

Advertisements

Tags:

One Response to “New to VC104”

  1. Sgurr a’Mhadaidh Ruadh Area | Plants of Skye, Raasay & The Small Isles Says:

    […] only known sites in VC104 for two Nationally Rare plants, Woodsia alpina (Alpine Woodsia) and the recently discovered Saxifraga cespitosa (Tufted Saxifrage). The former looks unchanged from its original discovery in 2001 and we […]

Leave a Reply

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

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com 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 )

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: