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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.

 

Water-cress

Nasturtium officinale

Gaelic name: Biolair

Wildflowers : Watercress Watercress

Watercress was used in Scotland to reduce fevers.

 

Water-cress is a native plant of the Western Isles.

In mid-June in the village of Valtos in Uig, Isle of Lewis many of the streams were white with water-cress.

 

Photography © Suzanne Harris
Valtos - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
9th June, 2007

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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