Water-purslane – New to Skye

Seth has found Lythrum portula (Water-purslane) near Flodigarry. This is a first for Skye though there are older records for Canna and Muck. This is Seth’s photo of it with Centunculus minimus (Chaffweed).

Chaffweed n Water Purslane

Chaffweed (on left) & Water-purslane (on right)       Photo: S J D Gibson


One Response to “Water-purslane – New to Skye”

  1. Cnoc Roll area | Plants of Skye, Raasay & The Small Isles Says:

    […] the way I had stopped at Lochan nan Dùnan to see Seth’s Lythrum portula (Water-purslane). As he had said, there is a great deal of it around and in the […]

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