Plantwatch: The greatest wildflower show in Britain

Plantwatch: The greatest wildflower show in Britain

Plantwatch: The greatest wildflower show in Britain. Paul Simons on the Hebridean machair – one of the rarest environments on Earth, and one of the most threatened.

Machair edged Dune

Machair edged Dune

Balranald RSPB reserve

Balranald RSPB reserve

Looking across to Boreray, St Kilda covered by cloud

Looking across to Boreray, St Kilda covered by cloud

looking across to St Kilda

looking across to St Kilda

...in the middle of May, the Machair begins to come alive.

in the middle of May, the Machair begins to come alive.

Across the Machair to South Uist from Balranald, North Uist

Across the Machair to South Uist from Balranald, North Uist

Daisies & Sea Pinks in the marram

Daisies & Sea Pinks in the marram

Daisies on the tattie strip at Tigharry

Daisies on the tattie strip at Tigharry

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