Plant News

Apologies to anyone who sent things just before I went away, or while I was away, that I have forgotten to put here e.g. this Geum rivale oddity from Bill & Deirdre, like the “hose-in-hose” effect more commonly associated with Primula spp.IMG_8181

We have had similar things before e.g. here and here and a different one here.

Steve has found a Stellaria that sounds worthy of further investigation and Terry has a probable hybrid between Dactylorhiza  traunsteinerioides and D. maculata. John has sent a fern specimen from a little way outside the vice-county that looks like this:

Adiantum

Adiantum

It looks like Adiantum capillus-veneris (Maidenhair Fern) but in the absence of sori I am struggling to eliminate Adiantum raddianum.

Oh yes, and Richard says the Phyllobius will be P. pyri.

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One Response to “Plant News”

  1. That Adiantum and a new Dactylorhiza traunsteinerioides Site | Plants of Skye, Raasay & The Small Isles Says:

    […] The Adiantum is very probably A. pedatum (Northern Maidenhair Fern) – already found nearby and presumed to be an escape from an old fernery . This species is native to moist forests in eastern North America. […]

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