Steve has been busy….

A record of Lepidium heterophyllum (Smith’s Pepperwort) near Roag is in a new, in fact only the sixth, 10 km square for Skye:

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Lepidium heterophyllum                        Photo: S. Terry

and near Kyleakin, what looks to me like Euphorbia cyparissias (Cypress Spurge) is new to the vice-county. There were 2014 records not far away in Glenelg and Inverinate.

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Euphorbia cyparissias                  Photo S. Terry

He has also spotted Cardamine pratensis flore pleno (Cuckooflower (double))

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Cardamine pratensis flore pleno       Photo: S. Terry

and a Geranium we have yet to identify. Later: Now thinking perhaps Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Ingwersen’s Variety’.  Later Still: Andrew Norton (BSBI Geranium referee) says from images that it is G. macrorrhizum and “the variety is more difficult to confirm but from what I can see ‘Ingwersen’s Variety’ would be most likely.”

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Geranium sp.                   Photo: S. Terry

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  1. Steve’s May Records | Plants of Skye, Raasay & The Small Isles Says:

    […] been busy botanically on Skye during May. Steve has sent over 800 records including for some plants already featured here. Other interesting records include Neottia ovata (Common Twayblade) at Ardnish, Hesperis […]

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