Skye Saltmarshes

SNH recently published the Scottish Saltmarsh Survey National Report based on surveys undertaken in 2010-2012. I have been given the Skye data from which I have extracted over 1,300 plant records.  These include quite a few new tetrad records, notably in NG24S (Pool Roag) for which there were very few previous records.  Also, quite a few older tetrad records were renewed. The biggest effects were on Carex oederi (Small-fruited Yellow-sedge) and Eleocharis uniglumis (Slender Spike-rush), each with quite a few new sites.

Current distribution maps look like this:


One Response to “Skye Saltmarshes”

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

    […] with long memories will recall that about a year ago I extracted Skye records from the Scottish Saltmarsh Survey undertaken in 2010 to 2012 and commissioned by SNH and SEPA.  Over last winter I took on the task […]

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