Roadside Plants, Channerwick and Quarff, Shetland

26 August 2007

Although I could identify some of the commoner plants here, I am indebted to my good friend Reinoud for providing and confirming all the plant names in this little collection!

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Devil's-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis) at Channerwick, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Autumn Hawkbit (Leontodon autumnalis) at Channerwick, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Perforate St.John's-wort (Hypericum perforatum)  [introduced] at Channerwick, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Autumn Hawkbit  (Leontodon autumnalis) + Selfheal (Prunella vulgaris) at Channerwick, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Yarrow (Achillea millefolia) at Channerwick, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Cat's-ear (Hypochaeris radicata) at Channerwick, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Hard-fern (Blechnum spicant) [young plant] at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Hard-fern (Blechnum spicant) fully grown, spores present at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Star Sedge (Carex echinata) at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Viviparous Sheep's-fescue (Festuca vivipara) at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Heather (Calluna vulgaris) at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Cross-leaved Heath (Erica tetralix) + Heather (Calluna vulgaris) at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Heather (Calluna vulgaris) at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Heather (Calluna vulgaris) at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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Heather (Calluna vulgaris) at Quarff, Shetland, by Austin Taylor
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