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 and Machair

    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. Graphic design and illustration services for businesses of all sizes, with island-themed…

    0.99 miles away
  2. RSPB Loch na Muilne nature reserve and nearby coastline.

    2.21 miles away
  3. A cèilidh/meeting place with arts and cultural exhibitions, a café, accommodation, events…

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

    4.62 miles away
  5. Welcome to Borgh Pottery, a working studio overlooking the Atlantic ocean on the Isle of…

    5.33 miles away
  6. Warner-Tate Photography, female facilitated photography tuition offering 1-2-1 & small…

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

    5.81 miles away
  8. Reconstructed Norse Mill

    6.77 miles away
  9. We are awaiting information from this business. In the mean-time you can check out their…

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

    7.88 miles away
  11. Short, low growing with spike of bright yellow flowers

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

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

    8.73 miles away
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