Clearing Up – though not finished yet

Today, I took a tour of things seen earlier in the year that needed another visit. Firstly to get better images of some things near Knott:

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Next onto Laburnum. Last year Seth recorded Laburnum x watereri (Hybrid Laburnum) from Uig which made me wonder about earlier Laburnum records. The one I had seen near Tayinloan is in fact the hybrid too, with few ovules forming seeds:


Laburnum x wateri

However, a short distance away on the old road there were two trees of Laburnum alpinum (Scottish Laburnum), with a full complement of seeds in the fruits and basically glabrous:

Laburnum alpinum 2

Laburnum alpinum

To be continued……




One Response to “Clearing Up – though not finished yet”

  1. Planted Trees and Wildflower Seeds | Plants of Skye, Raasay & The Small Isles Says:

    […] between the new road and the old. The edges of this area gave me the Laburnum records mentioned recently but there are also many other introduced trees such as Cut-leaf Beech (Fagus sylvatica […]

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