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LandyLiam

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Re: plants of the high mournes
« Reply #60 on: June 14, 2012 »

any guesses on this one then?


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Re: plants of the high mournes
« Reply #61 on: June 14, 2012 »

Not a notion. Got a pic of a strange pinky/purple flower in the Sperrins yesterday, don't know what it is either but I'll get it up here at some stage.
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Re: plants of the high mournes
« Reply #62 on: June 14, 2012 »

From the picture it looks like a type of fungi called dead mans fingers ( Xylaria polymorpha).


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Re: plants of the high mournes
« Reply #63 on: June 15, 2012 »



Right, what's this then? Flowers look a bit like heather but it's not (as you can tell from the leaves in the pic). My only other thought is that it's some species or variety of Milkwort but don't think I've seen it before.

It was on the edge of a forest track in the central Sperrins.
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Re: plants of the high mournes
« Reply #64 on: May 28, 2013 »



first time i noticed these, found about 5 of them on near Lough Shannagh, any idea what they are?
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plants of the high mournes
« Reply #65 on: May 28, 2013 »

Triffids! Run!

They look like a little Aloe Vera cactus.
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Re: plants of the high mournes
« Reply #66 on: May 28, 2013 »

I've just looked through the previous posts in this thread and its now obvious that this is a baby butterwort, although i do lke the triffid idea  ;D
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Re: plants of the high mournes
« Reply #67 on: May 29, 2013 »

Great tread, keep it going   8)

Wish I had a camera phone to join in.

Regards all
« Last Edit: May 29, 2013 by Wolf_Larson »
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