Skye Plants

Bill & Deirdre have found Neottia ovata (Common Twayblade) in large numbers at Fiskavaig where it had first been recorded in 1958, again in 1989, but not since.

Roger & Pat have confirmed an old site for Orchis mascula (Early-purple Orchid) near Ord and also found other orchids in that area.

John has sent this image of a fern that remains undetermined at present:

Unidentified Fern    Photo: J. Hawell

Unidentified Fern                                Photo: J. Hawell

Steve has sent over 400 June records including Allium schoenoprasum (Chives) from Lusa (new to the vice-county) and Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) from Torrin, an area where it has not been recorded since 1971.

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