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Field key to wild orchids of Scotland

Patrick Woods

Field key to wild orchids of Scotland

by Patrick Woods

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Published by HMSO in Edinburgh .
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    Subjects:
  • Orchids -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title : Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

    StatementPatrick Woods and Mary Bates.
    ContributionsBates, Mary., Royal Botanic Garden (Edinburgh, Scotland)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22028865M
    ISBN 100114951055

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: All 28 species of Scotland's wild orchids are described in detail and illustrated with colour photographs.

Up-to-date distribution maps and a comprehensive field key supplemented with line drawings. Wild Orchids of Scotland. Tomos Jones (@) I have a particular interest in the Orchidaceae, their diversity and intricate beauty. So I was fortunate to receive a BSBI Training Grant to attend the Field Study Council course ‘Wild Orchids of Scotland’ at Kindrogan, June 19 th – 23 rd, I departed Bangor, North Wales.

"Wild Orchids of Scotland" gives such large format books of photographs a good name. The field key, published separately as a small paperback,is useful, the short essays are interesting and informative.

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The book includes a special coastline feature, and sections on other British orchids and hybrids. Botanist Ken Butler and photographer Ken Crossan have teamed up to interpret one of the most wonderfully wild landscapes in Britain, with miles of varied and magnificent coast, the empty and fascinating peatlands of the Flow Country, wetland plants of the river banks and loch margins and a range of woodland types arising from the subtle.

Sue Parker's new page hardback book Wild Orchids of Wales Sue Parker's definitive field guide, Wild Orchids of the Algarve - how, when and where to find them, is a must-have companion. There are also examples of the microscopic 'characters' cited in identification keys.

Like a lot of people I have a “soft spot” for orchids, wild orchids, and the wilder the better. I was therefore happy to read a new guidance note for land managers containing tips on how to look after lesser butterfly-orchid, or “LBO” as lazy botanists like to call it.

The note is published on the SNH web site and is written by my friends Liz Lavery and Andy Scobie. I am giving this book an 5 star because from the very first of this book I was spell bound. I didn't want to put it down.

I pretty much have always loved Jude Deveraux books, but this one was right up there with The Knight and shining armor. I loved this book great job from a great writer/5(). The Scottish Orchid Society wants to dispel the myth that they are difficult plants.

H O M E. E v e n t s. L i n k s. B r a n c h e s. G a l l e r y. 26/03/ Last Edited. COVID (Coronavirus) Update. Orchids are the superstars of the wild flower world. This summer, search for the masters of mimicry cleverly fooling their pollinators, including the furry-flowered bee orchid, or its more understated cousin, the fly orchid.

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It is, and will forever be, my favorite book of all time. I own I've read a lot of books in my life, but for some reason this book hit something inside me/5. Buy Orchids of Britain and Ireland: A Field and Site Guide 2nd Revised edition by Anne Harrap & Simon Harrap (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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A good example is the Bee Orchid Ophrys apifera. Books on British native orchids refer to this orchid as requiring dry alkaline/chalk soils. Earlier this year I stood in a very wet clay soil field full of Bee Orchids in Essex. Apart from the alkaline soil the conditions were completely opposite to what is expected.

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Anyone can now contribute to the distribution data by simply uploading photos of any orchid found in its natural habitat - together with location data - into OrchidMap. Tread carefully to admire this brilliant-yellow flower, which lights up the marsh and woodland stream in early spring.

Campanula rotundifolia. Powder-blue bells on the slightest of frameworks flickering in the summer breeze on heathy turf: the bluebell of Scotland. Cardamine pratensis. Or lady’s smock, or milkmaids: a film of pastel hue.In The Wild Orchids of Arizona and New Mexico, Ronald A.

Coleman treats all the species of wild orchids currently found in or historically known to have occurred in Arizona and New Mexico. The southwestern region of the United States is a great floral crossroads, with species of wildflowers associated with the north and south converging in the diverse flora described in Cited by: 4.

Though many may not realize it, Texas is home to some of the rarest orchid species in the world. From the Big Thicket to the Big Bend, from the Panhandle to the coastal plain, Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Texas is the first native orchid field guide to cover each of the Lone Star State's eco-regions.