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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.

 

Dandelion

Taraxacum officinale

Wildflowers - Dandelion Clock

Wildflowers - Dandelion

Dandelion in flower 7th March, 2007, one of the very first flowers out.

Wildflowers - Dandelion Leaf

Dandelion leaf

Teeth (dent) of the lion

 

Twites love dandelion seeds, the birds are so light that they can perch on the foliage to feed, so leave the clocks if you can...

 

Photograph Dandelion Clock © Kim Park
Uig - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
14th May, 2006

Other photographs Suzanne Harris 7th March, 2007 - Tarbert Car park in Harris

 

 

Visit Kim's web site of her photography of the Western Isles
www.bigbigskies.co.uk

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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