Toscaig, South of Applecross

I spent two days helping record plants in VC105. Here are a few of the things I saw:


Who knows?

Some poor beastie that had been parastised/infected.

Pontania proxima

Willow Redgall Sawfly (Pontania proxima) galls on Salix x fragilis (Hybrid Crack-willow)

Euphorbia peplus

Euphorbia peplus (Petty Spurge)

The only VC104 record for Euphorbia peplus since 2000 is mine in Kyleakin in 2006.

Subularia aquatica (Awlwort)

Subularia aquatica (Awlwort)

Melica nutans (Mountain Melick)

Melica nutans (Mountain Melick)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry)

A Bearberry Christmas garland

Osmunda regalis (Royal Fern)

Osmunda regalis (Royal Fern)

Crepis paludosa leaf mine

Crepis paludosa leaf mine

I thought that might be easy to determine. Ah, well.

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