Mandy Tracey: Bog Beauties

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Taking a closer look at bog habitats you may be surprised to find some of the most interesting and pretty flowering plants native to Ireland, you may even find yourself appreciating the strange beauty of lichens. Here a just a few of the many plants and lichen which have caught my attention during my boggy research. (a) Bog-rosemary (Andromeda polifolia)┬áis a native dwarf shrub belonging to the heather family (Ericaceae) and is… Read More