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Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Hardcastle Crags

Three of us (Mike, Christine and myself) had a walk up the Crags today to look for Jubula hutchinsiae.  One patch was found in an undisclosed location in the Crags, being one of only three locations in Yorkshire along with other more common species.

Grape hyacinth

Hairy wood rush.  Luzula pilosa

Mike and Christine

 The rare Liverwort Jubula hutchinsiae

The patch of Jubula hutchinsiae 

Another Liverwort

   Great Woodrush   Luzula sylvatica

Golden-saxifrage Chrysosplenium oppositifolium

Harts-tongue fern Asplenium scolopendrium
Lichen (Usnia sp.) 


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