Mibora minima (Early Sand-grass) is reputedly the world’s smallest grass and until last Friday the only site in Scotland was in East Lothian. It is Nationally Rare and a remarkable addition to the Outer Hebridean flora. Today we went and counted it – finding over a thousand specimens within a single 1 km square in the dunes.
and yes, that is a 5p piece……
Better picture of the grass itself: