VC104 RARE PLANTS REGISTER

A Typical Entry: Recording & Resources

 

Atriplex laciniata                                                                                                                                                   Frosted Orache

 

National Status: Not Scarce, Least Concern.
North Ebudes Status: Scarce.

A native decumbent, widely spreading annual of sand and shingle beaches, more rarely found on saltmarsh-sand dune transitions and saltmarsh drift-lines. Populations are usually small and often of sporadic appearance. Nationally the distribution of the species seems stable. Oceanic Temperate element; also in N. America. In VC 104, restricted by rarity of suitable habitat. 

Location

Hectad

Grid Ref

Date

Recorder

Kilmory, Rum

NG30

NG30S

1992

Bevan, J., Braithwaite, P.F., Murray, C.W.

Loch Brittle, Skye

NG42

NG42A

08/09/2006

Bungard, S.J.

Laig Bay, Eigg

NM48

NM48U

12/06/2008

Bungard, S.J., Cheffings, C., Farrell, L., McIntosh, J., Moss, G., Scott R.

Poll nam Partan, Eigg

NM48

NM48X

18/05/2009

Bungard, S.J.

Kinloch, Rum

NM49

NM4099

1997

Scoggins, S.M.

 

Islands: Eigg, Rum, Skye.

Recorded in the vice-county since 1902.