Spring Snowflake

Roger and Pat have spotted Leucojum vernum (Spring Snowflake) growing with Galanthus nivalis (Snowdrop) in a slightly raised wet flush at Kilbeg. Although neither of these is native here, the former is a first record for the vice-county and the latter a first for Sleat.

Leucojenum vernum

Leucojenum vernum      Photo: R. Cottis

The only other west coast records for L. vernum date from over 30 years ago from Tobermorey.

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  1. More Spring Snowflakes | Plants of Skye, Raasay & The Small Isles Says:

    […] the burn at Talisker Bay for some years where it has no doubt escaped from Talisker House. So the record from Sleat earlier this year will lose its precedence as a first vice-county record as soon as I can tie down a tetrad and date […]

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