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Machair

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  1. Add Sea Bindweed - Princes Strand to your Itinerary

    Sea Bindweed - Princes Strand

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Eriskay

    This pink and white, striped funnel-shaped flower is found only here in the Outer Hebrides

  2. Add Machair Flowers-Howmore to your Itinerary

    Machair Flowers-Howmore

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    South Uist

    An excellent small area to see a good variety of machair flowers.

  3. Add Lesser Butterfly Orchids-Boisdale to your Itinerary

    Lesser Butterfly Orchids-Boisdale

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    South Uist

    More abundant to the west of the main road. You can access the area easily as it is unfenced although plants can be seen from the main road in fenced fields further north too.

    When to See
    Flowers in June.

  4. Add Machair Flowers-Bornish to your Itinerary

    Machair Flowers-Bornish

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    South Uist

    Colourful fallow or crops full of Corn Marigold can be seen from the main track across the machair.

  5. Add Common Twayblade-Loch Thallan to your Itinerary

    Common Twayblade-Loch Thallan

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    South Uist

    The Common Twayblade is an orchid which can be found around Loch Thallan.

  6. Add Machair Orchids-Northton to your Itinerary

    Machair Orchids-Northton

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Harris

    Frog orchid, northern marsh orchid, early marsh orchid, greater twayblade, and lesser butterfly orchid are typical machair orchid species.

  7. Add Harebell- Berie Sands to your Itinerary

    Harebell- Berie Sands

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Lewis

    Tall, slim stems with pale blue flowers

  8. Add Early Purple Orchid-Loch Mor Barvas to your Itinerary

    Early Purple Orchid-Loch Mor Barvas

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Lewis

    Medium, slim plant with pale to deep purple spike of flowers.

  9. Add Frog Orchid - Seilebost Machair to your Itinerary

    Frog Orchid - Seilebost Machair

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Harris

    Frog Orchid, Northern Marsh Orchid, Early Marsh Orchid, Greater Twayblade, and Lesser Butterfly Orchid are typical Machair orchid species.

  10. Add Heath spotted Orchid-Huisinis to your Itinerary

    Heath spotted Orchid-Huisinis

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Harris


     

     

     

  11. Add Lady's Bedstraw-Dalmore to your Itinerary

    Lady's Bedstraw-Dalmore

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Lewis

    Short, low growing with spike of bright yellow flowers

  12. Add Eyebright-Butt of Lewis to your Itinerary

    Eyebright-Butt of Lewis

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Lewis

    A low growing plant with small white 2 lobed flowers. Found on improved agricultural land and coastal grasslands.

  13. Add Hebridean Marsh Orchid-Clachan Sands to your Itinerary

    Hebridean Marsh Orchid-Clachan Sands

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of North Uist

    Rare flower found only in North Uist!

  14. Add Great Yellow Bumble Bee-Borve to your Itinerary

    Great Yellow Bumble Bee-Borve

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Benbecula

    The Great Yellow Bumblebee is a large bee with a yellow or brownish yellow body with a single black band (between the wings).

  15. Add Early Purple Orchid-Gearranan to your Itinerary

    Early Purple Orchid-Gearranan

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Lewis

    Medium, slim plant with pale to deep purple spike of flowers.

  16. Add Harebell-Eoropie to your Itinerary

    Harebell-Eoropie

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Lewis

    Tall, slim stems with pale blue flowers

  17. Add Lady's Bedstraw-Ardroil Sands to your Itinerary

    Lady's Bedstraw-Ardroil Sands

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Lewis

    Short, low growing with spike of bright yellow flowers

  18. Add Eyebright-Reef Sands to your Itinerary

    Eyebright-Reef Sands

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle Of Lewis

    A low growing plant with small white 2 lobed flowers. Found on improved agricultural land and coastal grassland.

  19. Add Field Gentian-South Beach to your Itinerary

    Field Gentian-South Beach

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Barra

    The Field Gentian (Gentianella Campestris) on Vatersay is home to the largest display on Barra and Vatersay.


  20. Add Red Clover- Garry Beach to your Itinerary

    Red Clover- Garry Beach

    Type

    Type:

    Flora and Fauna - Machair

    Isle of Lewis

    Low to medium growing with globular flowerheads, found on coastal grassland and agricultural land

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Our holiday operator partner, Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays, is a fully bonded operator with many years experience in providing individually arranged holidays in the Outer Hebrides. Their holiday advisers live locally and they can discuss your plans, offer advice, submit a firm holiday quotation and, if acceptable, arrange all your sea or air travel, accommodation and activities to suit your requirements. Use our expertise to get the most out of your holiday.