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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What's Nearby

  1. The corncrake is a rare but characteristic Machair species, a similar shape, size and…

    0 miles away
  2. Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

    0.31 miles away
  3. The Sound of Taransay lies between the main west coast of Harris and the beautiful island…

    0.39 miles away
  1. Traigh Seilebost is a beautiful sandy beach on the south side of Traigh Luskentyre.

    0.42 miles away
  2. Large Diving water bird present on the Harris coastline throughout the winter

    0.99 miles away
  3. Remains of chambered cairn

    1.33 miles away
  4. Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

    1.42 miles away
  5. Talla Na Mara sits opposite Niseaboist beach, famed for its views across the sound of…

    1.42 miles away
  6. The beach at Luskentyre is the largest and most spectacular of all the Harris beaches.

    1.46 miles away
  7. Slavonian Grebe-Sound of Taransay

    Small diving waterbird

    1.49 miles away
  8. Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the Centre by the sea. Overlooking Niseabost…

    1.73 miles away
  9. Inspired by Scottish coastal Iron Age buildings. Designed by Stuart Bagshaw (Private…

    2.14 miles away
  10. Remains of an Iron Age broch at NG032 940 near the village of Borve.

    2.78 miles away

  11. Photograph © David Wilson

    The book The Lewis Man starts with the body of a perfectly…

    2.93 miles away
  12. Traigh Noisaboist (Nisabost) is a spectacular west coast beach with extensive views…

    3.36 miles away
  13. This standing stone appears now as a single monolith overlooking one of the most…

    3.42 miles away
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