Monday, June 20, 2011

Rhossili Down

The eastern dip-slope of Rhossili Down has some fantastic bog communities which support an excellent range of plants and insects.
Crambus uliginosellus
Lophozia incisa (Jagged Notchwort)
Sphagnum cf. fallax subsp. fallax (Flat-topped Bog-moss)
Sphagnum denticulatum (Cow-horn Bog-moss) [green] &
Sphagnum subnitens (Lustrous Bog-moss) [red]
Sphagnum cf. papillosum (Papillose Bog-moss)
Sphagnum subnitens (Lustrous Bog-moss)

Monday, June 13, 2011

Mynydd Uchaf, Gwaun-cae-Gurwen

Andreaea rothii subsp. falcata (Hunt's Rock-moss)
growing on wet rocks in association with Lasallia pustulata
Bryum alpinum (Alpine Thread-moss)
same situation as Andreaea rothii
Sphagnum capillifolium subsp. capillifolium (Acute-leaved Bog-moss)
Erica tetralix (Cross-leaved Heath) white form