Bog Asphodel - Maaruig

Maaruig, Harris, Outer Hebrides

Type:Flora and Fauna - Moorland and Mountain

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Bog Asphodel is a flowering moorland plant that sets the moors alight in June and July. It grows in large stands with a bright flame coloured flower and grows best in wet peaty areas.

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  3. Black and white seabird with bright orange legs.

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