2020 County Report for Moray

Ian Green

With collecting records for an Atlas Flora of vc95, there has been lots of field work done across vc95 during 2020 with around 23,000 records made. The flora is being done on a monad bases, hoping to be completed by the end of 2025.

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed Leek)

Anne Burgess found several plants on rough grassy area on edge of Fochabers, NJ34255891, first record for vc95.

Carum verticillatum (Whorled Caraway)

Audrey Turner found a second site in vc95 for this species, only one small patch. NH96193403, Lochindorb.

Linaria × dominii (L. purpurea × repens) (Purple Toadflax × Pale Toadflax)

Audrey Turner found a patch on edge of parking area for Aviemore railway station growing with both parents, NH89681265, first record for vc95.

Meum athamanticum (Spignel)

Andy Scobie found a large population at Clachaig, Nethy Bridge NJ0291918241, only the fourth time this species has been found in vc95.

Cotoneaster × watereri (Waterer's Cotoneaster)

I found this self-sown on a wall in Forres, NJ034590, the first record for vc95.

Bromus arvensis (Field Brome)

I found a single plant by path in Forres, NJ03565767, the first record for vc95 since 1871.