Eoligarry, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

Type:Flora & Fauna

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Elecampan (Inula Helenium) is a tall yellow cultivated flower, now growing wild.

This plants origin on Barra was in the "big house" in Eoligarry. All that is left of the house and garden is some of the garden walls. The plant escaped from the garden and has begun to colonise in areas around the island.

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What's Nearby

  1. The chapel at Cille Bharra was perhaps founded as early as the 7th century AD, being…

    0.19 miles away
  2. Ophioglossum vulgatum.- Very small fern 3cm tall

    0.45 miles away
  3. Image: https://www.instagram.com/steve_gormley/

    Great white sandy beach. Perfect for…

    0.65 miles away
  1. Primula vulgaris
    Magnificent display of a common species

    0.73 miles away
  2. Traigh Eais is sandy beach over a mile long, bordered on the east side by a extensive…

    0.76 miles away
  3. Great beach for a family outing or a quiet walk.

    0.77 miles away
  4. Traigh Mhor is the beach where the plane lands - the only scheduled plane landing that…

    1.17 miles away
  5. This beautiful beach is the spectacular site of Barra’s amazing airport – but only at low…

    1.38 miles away
  6. A great beach for all the family or a quiet walk. At low tide there are caves to explore…

    2.73 miles away
  7. Bog bean (Menyanthes Triolaiata). This lovely flower, often overlooked, can be found in…

    2.76 miles away
  8. Built in 2000 for Barra & Vatersay Housing Association (now part of HHP) by Ben Tindall…

    3.35 miles away
  9. Platanthera bifolia
    This delicate coloured orchid, becoming quite rare, can be found at …

    3.4 miles away
  10. A well preserved iron age galleried dun situated on hill to the east of Cuier cemetery

    3.64 miles away
  11. This ferry route runs from Eriskay to the north end of Barra. White-tailed eagles, golden…

    3.66 miles away
  12. Drosera intermedia. - Insectivorous plant found in marshy ground

    3.68 miles away
  13. Watch the seals laze on the rocks off shore - you may even catch them coming for a cheeky…

    3.86 miles away
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