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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.

 

Germander Speedwell

Veronica chamaedrys

Gaelic name: Nuallach

Likes inhabited areas
Stem hairy on two sides.
Leaves hairy.
Flowers small fingernail sized.

Flowering period March - August.

We have several speedwell species growing in the Western Isles, thyme-leaved speedwell, wall speedwell, heath speedwell (common speedwell), germander speedwell, blue water-speedwell, pink water speedwell and brooklime.

Photography © Suzanne Harris
Stornoway Castle Grounds - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
6th June, 2006

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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