Photo gallery three
It is an offence under the Nature
Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004
to 'deliberately or recklessly pick, collect, cut,
uproot or destroy a wild plant'.
|Fragrant Orchid has
recently been split into three species:
Common Fragrant Orchid (some books call it
Chalk Fragrant Orchid) Gymnadenia conopsea,
which is very rare in Scotland.
Heath Fragrant Orchid Gymnadenia borealis
which is the common Fragrant Orchid of
Scotland and Marsh Fragrant Orchid Gymnadenia
The very rare Marsh
Fragrant Orchid (undisclosed site)
This very rare Marsh
Fragrant Orchid is only known at one site on Mull
discovered in 2010
is the web site of Alan Spellman, 'Maridon'
Lochdon, Isle of Mull. PA64 6AP