Loch Sneosdal

Today the Skye Botany Group went to Loch Sneosdal and Creag Sneosdal and found a rich habitat on the basalt cliffs with Draba incana (Hoary Whitlowgrass), Oxyria digyna (Mountain Sorrel), four different Saxifraga spp and Saussurea alpina (Alpine Saw-wort).

Loch Sneosdal

Loch Sneosdal

There were some odd-looking ferns e.g.IMG_4142a

More could be said but time does not allow at present….

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

    […] showed James Merryweather a specimen of the fern from Loch Sneosdal and he suggests that it a Dryopteris hybrid, perhaps a buckler fern crossed with a male fern. I […]

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