Plants of Dùn Coillich

  • Bilberries galore!
  • Yellow saxifrage (Saxifraga aizoides)
  • An abundance of wild flowers
  • Scot's pine (Pinus sylvestris)
  • Tree Growth Dùn Coillich
  • Dùn Coillich primroses (Primula vulgaris) in snow
  • Elderberry Dùn Coillich
  • Bracken Harvest: Dùn Coillich
  • Lichens on fence post
  • A diversity of grasses, including Yorkshire fog (Holcus lanatus), a rapid coloniser of disturbed and wetter ground
  • Work Party March 2017: tree planting Dùn Coillich
  • Petty Whin Dùn Coillich
  • Bell heather (Erica cinerea) and cross-leaved heath (Erica tetralix)
  • Melancholy thistle (Cirsium heterophylla)
  • Bog Asphodel Dùn Coillich
  • Club Moss (Lycopodium) Dùn Coillich
  • Sundew Dùn Coillich
  • Heath-spotted orchid (Dactylorhiza fuchsii subsp. fuchsii)
  • Lichen diversity
  • Yellow rattle (Rhinanthus minor)
  • Sneezewort Dùn Coillich

To date, 247 species of plants have been recorded.

  • Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
  • Achillea ptarmica (Sneezewort)
  • Agrostis canina
  • Agrostis canina sens. lat. (Velvet Bent)
  • Agrostis capillaris (Common Bent)
  • Agrostis stolonifera (Creeping Bent)
  • Agrostis vinealis (Brown Bent)
  • Aira praecox (Early Hair-grass)
  • Ajuga reptans (Bugle)
  • Alchemilla alpina (Alpine Lady's-mantle)
  • Alchemilla filicaulis (Hairy Lady's-mantle)
  • Alchemilla filicaulis subsp. filicaulis
  • Alchemilla filicaulis subsp. vestita
  • Alchemilla glabra (Smooth Lady's-mantle)
  • Alnus glutinosa (Alder)
  • Alopecurus geniculatus (Marsh Foxtail)
  • Anemone nemorosa (Wood Anemone)
  • Antennaria dioica (Mountain Everlasting)
  • Anthoxanthum odoratum (Sweet Vernal-grass)
  • Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry)
  • Arenaria serpyllifolia sens. lat.
  • Asplenium adiantum-nigrum (Black Spleenwort)
  • Asplenium trichomanes (Maidenhair Spleenwort)
  • Asplenium viride (Green Spleenwort)
  • Athyrium filix-femina (Lady-fern)
  • Bellis perennis (Daisy)
  • Betula pubescens (Downy Birch)
  • Blechnum spicant (Hard-fern)
  • Briza media (Quaking-grass)
  • Callitriche stagnalis sens. lat. (Common Water Starwort)
  • Calluna vulgaris (Heather)
  • Caltha palustris
  • Campanula rotundifolia (Harebell)
  • Cardamine flexuosa (Wavy Bitter-cress)
  • Cardamine pratensis (Cuckooflower)
  • Carex binervis (Green-ribbed Sedge)
  • Carex capillaris (Hair Sedge)
  • Carex caryophyllea (Spring-sedge)
  • Carex curta (White Sedge)
  • Carex dioica (Dioecious Sedge)
  • Carex echinata (Star Sedge)
  • Carex flacca (Glaucous Sedge)
  • Carex hostiana (Tawny Sedge)
  • Carex nigra (Common Sedge)
  • Carex pallescens (Pale Sedge)
  • Carex panicea (Carnation Sedge)
  • Carex pauciflora
  • Carex pilulifera (Pill Sedge)
  • Carex pulicaris (Flea Sedge)
  • Carex rostrata (Bottle Sedge)
  • Carex viridula subsp. brachyrrhyncha (Long-stalked Yellow-sedge)
  • Carex viridula subsp. oedocarpa (Common Yellow-sedge)
  • Carex x fulva (C. hostiana x viridula)
  • Cerastium fontanum (Common Mouse-ear)
  • Chamerion angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)
  • Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)
  • Cirsium heterophyllum (Melancholy Thistle)
  • Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)
  • Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)
  • Cotoneaster sp. (a cotoneaster)
  • Crepis paludosa (Marsh Hawk's-beard)
  • Cynosurus cristatus (Crested Dog's-tail)
  • Cystopteris fragilis (Brittle Bladder-fern)
  • Cytisus scoparius (Broom)
  • Dactylis glomerata (Cock's-foot)
  • Dactylorhiza fuchsii (Common Spotted-orchid)
  • Dactylorhiza incarnata (Early Marsh-orchid)
  • Dactylorhiza maculata (Heath Spotted-orchid)
  • Dactylorhiza x venusta
  • Danthonia decumbens (Heath-grass)
  • Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted Hair-grass)
  • Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. cespitosa (Tufted Hair-grass)
  • Deschampsia flexuosa (Wavy Hair-grass)
  • Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)
  • Drosera rotundifolia (Round-leaved Sundew)
  • Dryopteris affinis (Scaly Male-fern)
  • Dryopteris carthusiana (Narrow Buckler-Fern)
  • Dryopteris dilatata (Broad Buckler-fern)
  • Dryopteris filix-mas (Male-fern)
  • Eleocharis multicaulis (Many-stalked Spike-rush)
  • Eleocharis quinqueflora (Few-flowered Spike-rush)
  • Empetrum nigrum (Crowberry / Crowberry (agg.))
  • Empetrum nigrum subsp. nigrum (Crowberry)
  • Epilobium brunnescens (New Zealand Willowherb)
  • Epilobium ciliatum (American Willowherb)
  • Epilobium montanum (Broad-leaved Willowherb)
  • Epilobium obscurum (Short-fruited Willowherb)
  • Epilobium palustre (Marsh Willowherb)
  • Equisetum arvense (Field Horsetail)
  • Equisetum hyemale (Rough Horsetail)
  • Equisetum palustre (Marsh Horsetail)
  • Equisetum pratense (Shady Horsetail)
  • Equisetum sylvaticum (Wood Horsetail)
  • Erica cinerea (Bell Heather)
  • Erica tetralix (Cross-leaved Heath)
  • Eriophorum angustifolium (Common Cottongrass)
  • Eriophorum latifolium (Broad-leaved Cottongrass)
  • Eriophorum vaginatum (Hare's-tail Cottongrass)
  • Euphrasia micrantha (Slender Heath Eyebright)
  • Euphrasia officinalis agg. (Eyebright)
  • Euphrasia scottica
  • Festuca ovina agg. (Sheep's Fescue (agg.))
  • Festuca rubra agg. (Red Fescue)
  • Festuca vivipara (Viviparous Sheep's-fescue)
  • Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)
  • Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry)
  • Fraxinus excelsior (Ash)
  • Galium aparine (Cleavers)
  • Galium boreale (Northern Bedstraw)
  • Galium palustre (Marsh-bedstraw)
  • Galium saxatile (Heath Bedstraw)
  • Galium uliginosum (Fen Bedstraw)
  • Galium verum (Lady's Bedstraw)
  • Genista anglica (Petty whin)
  • Gentianella amarella subsp. septentrionalis
  • Gentianella campestris (Field Gentian)
  • Geranium robertianum (Herb-Robert)
  • Geranium sylvaticum (Wood Crane's-bill)
  • Geum rivale (Water Avens)
  • Geum urbanum (Wood Avens)
  • Gnaphalium uliginosum (Marsh Cudweed)
  • Gymnocarpium dryopteris (Oak Fern)
  • Helianthemum nummularium (Common Rock-rose)
  • Helictotrichon pratense (Meadow Oat-grass)
  • Heracleum sphondylium
  • Hieracium agg. (Hawkweed (agg.))
  • Hippuris vulgaris (Mare's-tail)
  • Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire-fog)
  • Holcus mollis (Creeping Soft-grass)
  • Huperzia selago (Fir Clubmoss)
  • Hypericum perforatum (Perforate St John's-wort)
  • Hypericum pulchrum (Slender St John's-wort)
  • Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)
  • Isolepis setacea (Bristle Club-rush)
  • Juncus acutiflorus (Sharp-flowered Rush)
  • Juncus alpinoarticulatus (Alpine Rush)
  • Juncus articulatus (Jointed Rush)
  • Juncus bufonius
  • Juncus bufonius sens. lat. (Toad Rush)
  • Juncus bulbosus (Bulbous Rush)
  • Juncus conglomeratus (Compact Rush)
  • Juncus effusus (Soft-rush)
  • Juncus squarrosus (Heath Rush)
  • Juncus tenuis (Slender Rush)
  • Juniperus communis (Juniper)
  • Larix sp. (a larch)
  • Larix x marschlinsii (L. decidua x kaempferi)
  • Lathyrus linifolius (Bitter-vetch)
  • Lathyrus pratensis (Meadow Vetchling)
  • Leontodon autumnalis (Autumn Hawkbit)
  • Linum catharticum (Fairy Flax)
  • Listera cordata (Lesser Twayblade)
  • Lolium perenne (Perennial Rye-grass)
  • Lotus corniculatus (Common Bird's-foot-trefoil)
  • Luzula multiflora (Heath Wood-rush)
  • Luzula pilosa (Hairy Wood-rush)
  • Luzula sylvatica
  • Lycopodium annotinum (Interrupted Clubmoss)
  • Lycopodium clavatum (Stag's-horn Clubmoss)
  • Lysimachia nemorum (Yellow Pimpernel)
  • Melampyrum pratense (Common Cow-wheat)
  • Melica nutans
  • Mercurialis perennis (Dog's Mercury)
  • Molinia caerulea (Purple Moor-grass)
  • Myrica gale (Bog-myrtle)
  • Nardus stricta (Mat-grass)
  • Narthecium ossifragum (Bog Asphodel)
  • Oreopteris limbosperma (Lemon-scented Fern)
  • Oxalis acetosella (Wood-sorrel)
  • Parnassia palustris (Grass-of-Parnassus)
  • Pedicularis palustris (Marsh Lousewort)
  • Pedicularis sylvatica (Lousewort)
  • Persicaria vivipara (Alpine Bistort)
  • Phegopteris connectilis
  • Picea sitchensis (Sitka Spruce)
  • Pilosella officinarum (Mouse-ear-hawkweed)
  • Pimpinella saxifraga (Burnet-saxifrage)
  • Pinguicula vulgaris (Common Butterwort)
  • Pinus contorta (Lodgepole Pine)
  • Pinus sylvestris (Scots Pine)
  • Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain)
  • Plantago major (Greater Plantain)
  • Plantago maritima (Sea Plantain)
  • Poa annua (Annual Meadow-grass)
  • Poa humilis (Spreading Meadow-grass)
  • Poa pratensis sens. lat. (Smooth Meadow-grass)
  • Polygala serpyllifolia (Heath Milkwort)
  • Polygala vulgaris subsp. vulgaris (Common Milkwort)
  • Polygonum aviculare agg. (Knot-grass (agg.))
  • Polystichum lonchitis (Holly-fern)
  • Potamogeton polygonifolius (Bog Pondweed)
  • Potentilla erecta (Tormentil)
  • Potentilla sterilis (Barren Strawberry)
  • Prunella vulgaris (Selfheal)
  • Prunus avium (Wild Cherry)
  • Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)
  • Pteridium aquilinum (Bracken)
  • Quercus x rosacea
  • Ranunculus acris (Meadow Buttercup)
  • Ranunculus bulbosus (Bulbous Buttercup)
  • Ranunculus flammula (Lesser Spearwort)
  • Ranunculus flammula subsp. scoticus
  • Ranunculus repens (Creeping Buttercup)
  • Rhinanthus minor (Yellow-rattle)
  • Rosa caesia subsp. glauca
  • Rumex acetosa (Common Sorrel)
  • Rumex acetosella (Sheep's Sorrel)
  • Rumex longifolius (Northern Dock)
  • Rumex obtusifolius (Broad-leaved Dock)
  • Sagina nodosa (Knotted Pearlwort)
  • Sagina procumbens (Procumbent Pearlwort)
  • Salix aurita (Eared Willow)
  • Salix caprea (Goat Willow)
  • Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia (Rusty Willow)
  • Salix repens (Creeping Willow)
  • Saxifraga aizoides (Yellow Saxifrage)
  • Saxifraga oppositifolia (Purple Saxifrage)
  • Selaginella selaginoides (Lesser Clubmoss)
  • Senecio jacobaea (Common Ragwort)
  • Sorbus aria agg.
  • Sorbus aucuparia (Rowan)
  • Stachys sylvatica (Hedge Woundwort)
  • Stellaria graminea (Lesser Stitchwort)
  • Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort)
  • Stellaria uliginosa (Bog Stitchwort)
  • Succisa pratensis (Devil's-bit Scabious)
  • Taraxacum aggregate (Dandelion)
  • Thymus polytrichus (Wild Thyme)
  • Tofieldia pusilla (Scottish Asphodel)
  • Trichophorum cespitosum (Deergrass)
  • Trientalis europaea (Chickweed-wintergreen)
  • Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)
  • Trifolium repens (White Clover)
  • Triglochin palustre (Marsh Arrowgrass)
  • Trollius europaeus (Globeflower)
  • Tussilago farfara (Colt's-foot)
  • Urtica dioica (Common Nettle)
  • Vaccinium myrtillus (Bilberry)
  • Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Cowberry)
  • Valeriana officinalis (Common Valerian)
  • Veronica chamaedrys (Germander Speedwell)
  • Veronica officinalis (Heath Speedwell)
  • Veronica serpyllifolia subsp. serpyllifolia (Thyme-leaved Speedwell)
  • Vicia sepium (Bush Vetch)
  • Viola lutea (Mountain Pansy)
  • Viola palustris (Marsh Violet)
  • Viola riviniana (Common Dog-violet)