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SATURDAY 9th MAY 2015                                                CLOGHLEAGH, CO. WICKLOW 

LEADER: MARGARET NORTON

 
Wicklow Flora Supplement: Woodland and Upland River Habitats.
The flora of the mixed woodland at Cloghleagh, together with the banks of the Shankill and Liffey rivers, wass recorded for the DNFC project.  Although featured in the recent ‘Stopping by Woods’ guide to the woodlands of Ireland (D. Magner, 2011), records for Cloghleagh in Flora of the County Wicklow (Brunker, 1950) are limited to Saxifraga stellaris, Veronica polita and Mimulus guttatus.


    

                            Viola riviniana                          Anemone nemorosa           Chrysosplenium oppositfolium    

   

                  Fagus sylvatica (seedling)                    Larix kaempferi                Larix kaempferi                        

   

         Cytisus scoparius             Lathyrus linifolius          Luzula pilosa  

          

                                    Epilobium brunnescens                       Field Club                                            

   

                 Molinia caerulea        Polypodium vulgare agg. (on Sambucus)          Primula vulgaris                        

          

              Rhododendron ponticum                   Field Club                           Oxalis acetosella                 

   

   Anthoxatum odoratum             Shankill River               River Liffey                    

Photographs © Pat Lenihan 

                        

  

     

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