National Records of Scotland

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Bell Heather

Latin Name:
Erica cinerea (C.D. Eason) and Erica cinerea (Hookstone White), family Ericaceae
Season:
June to September

Birch

Latin Name:
Betula pendula, family Betulaceae
Season:
all year

Ling (White Heather)

Latin Name:
Calluna vulgaris (Kinlochruel), family Ericaceae
Season:
June to September

Male Fern

Latin Name:
Dryopteris filix-mas, family Dryopteridaceae
Season:
March to October
Associations:

Meadowsweet

Latin Name:
Filipendula ulmaria (Flore Pleno), family Roseaceae
Season:
June to September
Associations:

Rowan

Latin Name:
Sorbus aucuparia (Sheerwater Seedling), family Rosaceae
Season:
April to October

White Rose of Scotland (Scots Rose, Burnet Rose)

Latin Name:
Rosa spinosissima (Syn. Rosa pimpinellifolia), family Rosaceae
Season:
May to October

Wild Flag Iris

Latin Name:
Iris pseudacorus, family Iridaceae
Season:
April-October (Form), April-May (Flowers)