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Alpine Bearberry
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Alpine Bearberry

Alpine Bearberry, 2005, taken at the side of the Old Man track on Hoy. This beautiful alpine species flowers early in the year and is found at lower altitudes in Orkney than elsewhere. It has black berries and loses its leaves in winter.
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Picture added on 05 October 2010 at 19:15
Nice one, Effy!
Added by Ian Hourston on 06 October 2010
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