Early Purple Orchid-Loch Mor Barvas

Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

Type:Flora and Fauna - Machair

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The Early Purple Orchid is very distinctive and eyecatching with a purple spike on slim stem with narrow lightly spotted leaves. It flowers from early May through to late June.

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What's Nearby

  1. Low to medium growing with globular flowerheads. Found on coastal grassland and…

    0.07 miles away
  2. Barvas beach

    A good surfing beach with good access and pleasant walks.

    0.15 miles away
  3. A good access road and parking for a walk down to a boulder beach.

    0.76 miles away
  1. 3.65 miles away
  2. In The Blackhouse, this sheiling on the Barvas moor, marks place where Fin's parents' car…

    4.62 miles away
  3. A horseshoe beach with sand, good birdwatching and safe swimming. There are two access…

    5.81 miles away
  4. From the cusp of the Atlantic shores of the Isle of Lewis, hand poured soy wax candles,…

    6.33 miles away
  5. Reconstructed Norse Mill

    6.77 miles away
  6. Traigh Dail Beag (Dalbeg) is a lovely small bay and beach on the west side of Lewis.

    7.86 miles away
  7. Short, low growing with spike of bright yellow flowers

    8.72 miles away
  8. Dail Mhor (Dalmore) is a long sandy beach with sea stacks, on the Atlantic Coast of the…

    8.72 miles away
  9. Short, compact plant with pale yellow flowers

    8.73 miles away
  10. Dalmore/Dailmhor beach

    Lovely sandy beach with dunes, good parking and toilets. Great for surfing.

    8.74 miles away
  11. Stac a' Chaisteal

    Stac a' Chaisteal is is a dramatic, pinnacle shaped stack, surmounted by a plateau…

    9.43 miles away
  12. Our 1-acre garden, part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme, is open to raise money for charity.…

    9.44 miles away
  13. Medium, slim plant with pale to deep purple spike of flowers.

    10.06 miles away
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