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SATURDAY 11th JULY 2015                    HOLDENSTOWN BOG, BALTINGLASS

Wicklow Flora Supplement: West Wicklow Wetlands
Holdenstown Bog is a small raised bog surrounded by transition mire, which has developed in a kettle hole. Time permitting, we will also visit Lowtown Fen north-west of Baltinglass.

     

Carex flacca         C. nigra           C. paniculata       Luzula multiflora

          Holdenstown Bog                Comarum (Potentilla) palustre

 

         Erica tetralix      Filipendula ulmaria        Galium palustre

Dactylorhiza fuchsii      Vicia cracca        D. maculata   

   

Betula sp. & Molinia caerulea      Valeriana officinalis                 Stellaria graminaea                   

 

              Myosotis laxa        Rosa canina agg.


 

 Photographs: © P Lenihan   

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