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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.


Yellow Wildflowers in the Western Isles

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Yellow Flag Yellow Flag tall iris
Lady's bedstraw Lady's Bedstraw 5" - 18", machair and roadsides, angular leaves
Charlock Charlock 10 -24", arable land, roadsides, large leaves
Kidney Vetch 6 - 10", machair, roadsides, sea-cliffs, patches, dense heads, mass of yellow , clover-like
Tutsan Tutsan 1-3', shrub, large yellow flowers, large leaves, re berries later go black
Welsh Poppy Welsh Poppy 1-2' yellow poppy, shady places
Wood Avens Wood Avens 1-3', shady places, slender sparse foliage, graceful
Yellow Rattle Yellow Rattle 12", machair and roadsides
Prickly Sowthistle Prickly Sowthistle 2-3', yellow thistle, waste spaces, fields and gardens, milky,
Bog Aspodel 5-7", moorland and acid soil, blade-like leaves, red anthers, bulb, colonies, from mid-June
Yellow Loosestrife Yellow Loosestrife 3', forms large dense patches, not frequently found in wild here, lots flowers

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A-Z Wildflowers

Flowers By Colours:

yellow wildflowers

white wildflowers

pink wildflowers

blue or purplish

orchid ID notes

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Colour of the season

May 27th Lush Green!

June 11th White

June 25th Pink



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