Frog Orchid - Seilebost Machair

Seilebost, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

Type:Flora and Fauna - Machair

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Frog Orchid © Laurie Campbell
  • Frog Orchid © Laurie Campbell
  • Early March Orchid © Laurie Campbell

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These orchids flower in June and July when the machair is at its best. The machair is a fertile grassland habitat found on the west coast of the Outer Hebrides where the calcium rich shell sand and centuries of traditional cultivation has led to the creation of a fertile soil.

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  1. Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

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  3. Traigh Seilebost is a beautiful sandy beach on the south side of Traigh Luskentyre.

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  8. The beach at Luskentyre is the largest and most spectacular of all the Harris beaches.

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  10. Traigh Noisaboist (Nisabost) is a spectacular west coast beach with extensive views…

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  13. Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the Centre by the sea. Overlooking Niseabost…

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