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Western Isles Wildflowers

Western Isles wildflowers is a collection of information about our Hebridean wildflowers including identification hints, traditional herbal uses and general plant lore.

 

Blue Wildflowers in the Western Isles

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Wildflowers :
flowers are only 1/8 to 3/16 inches across, arable land
Wildflowers : Water Forget-me-not
Water Forget-me-not flowers are about 1/4 inch across, damp places and ditches
Wildflowers : Germander Speedwell
Likes inhabited areas
Stem hairy on two sides.
Leaves hairy.
Flowers small fingernail sized.
Green Alkanet
tall plant, grows on Northton machair, near arable fields
Heath Milkwort Heath Milkwort
Blue, pink or white
3-5", moorland, wet pasture land, flowers like tiny udders
Common Milkwort Common Milkwort
Blue, pink or white
3-5", machair, dry pastures, banks, flowers like tiny udders
Wildflowers : Spring Squill
3-5", bulb, maritime heath , cliff-tops, star-like flowers
Wildflowers : Wild Hyacinth
8-18", the English bluebell

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Index
A-Z Wildflowers

Flowers By Colours:
thumbnails

yellow wildflowers

white wildflowers

pink wildflowers

blue or purplish

orchid ID notes

Flowering in:

January

February

March   

April

May

June

July

Colour of the season

May 27th Lush Green!

June 11th White

June 25th Pink

 

 


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