Machair

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Lesser Butterfly Orchids-Boisdale

More abundant to the west of the main road. You can access the area easily as it is unfenced although plants can be seen from the main road in fenced fields further north too. When to See Flowers…

Machair Flowers - Bornish

Colourful fallow or crops full of Corn Marigold can be seen from the main track across the machair.

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The Common Twayblade is an orchid which can be found around Loch Thallan.

Sea Bindweed - Princes Strand

This pink and white, striped funnel-shaped flower is found only here in the Outer Hebrides

Machair Flowers - Howmore

An excellent small area to see a good variety of machair flowers.

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    Vatersay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    The Field Gentian (Gentianella Campestris) on Vatersay is home to the largest display on Barra and Vatersay.


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    Eoropie, Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

    Isle of Lewis

    Low/medium annual flowering plant with White/Mauve flowers

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

    Isle of Lewis

    A low growing plant with small white 2 lobed flowers. Found on improved agricultural land and coastal grasslands.

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

    Isle of Lewis

    Short, low growing with spike of bright yellow flowers

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    Clachan Sands, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of North Uist

    Rare flower found only in North Uist!

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