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SATURDAY 13TH JUNE, ASHFIELD ESKER, CO. OFFALY

LEADER: FIONA DEVERY

Esker Flora
We saw a variety of plants including Hieracium cheriense, Frangula alnus, Erinus alpinus, Lathraea squamaria and several orchid species.

       

Dactylorhiza incarnata       D. incarnata incarnata        Ophrys apifera        Orchis mascula

   

                         Antennaria dioica                      Cirsium dissectum      Lathraea squamaria    

   

Hieracium cheriense

 

Alchemilla xanthochlora                              Allium moly        

   

Viburnum opulus                                 Silene vulgaris                 Euonymus europaeus

   

       Erinus alpinus                                   Aquilegia vulgaris                            Rosa rugosa

   

Melampyrum pratense          Stellaria graminea             Frangula alnus

 

                     Slieve Bloom Mtns                                                                 Clara Board Walk

      

                   Tyria jacobaea                                                    Ancylis geminana                                  Aglais urticae caterpillar               

 

   Cassida sanguinolenta (Tortoise beetle)           Dolycoris baccarum     

   Photographs: © P Lenihan & D Lyle

     

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