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Yann

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« on: May 14, 2022, 10:15:34 PM »
While i was visiting family and between two stone walls repairs, i took few hours to repay visit to sites i well know.

Bonifacio is a great botanical region, the calceorous plateau was well watered by the rains of the previous days (123mm in less than 48h)

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Erodium corsicum
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Astragalus terraccianoi
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Cistus creticus
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Re: Corsica
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2022, 10:21:24 PM »
Filago pygmaea
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Ophrys incubea


Allium roseum, the local weed (N1 is Allium triquetrum)
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Re: Corsica
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2022, 10:08:07 PM »
Lathyrus ochrus


Gladiolius dubius
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Re: Corsica
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2022, 09:48:44 AM »
You do get around, you lucky man!   Corsica is not a place that many report  from - I wonder why, it seems there is plenty to see.
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Re: Corsica
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2022, 12:23:35 PM »
Lovely pictures Yann, pity we're not fit enough to make the trip.
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Re: Corsica
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2022, 07:20:59 PM »
You do get around, you lucky man!   Corsica is not a place that many report  from - I wonder why, it seems there is plenty to see.

I guess it's because there few flights from UK/Scotland. From anywhere in France of course it's easy. From all the mediterreanean islands it's the richest in endemics and the number of eco-systems is quite impressive.
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Re: Corsica
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2022, 07:25:15 PM »
Still around Bonifacio (i was staying in family house 25mn far away)

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Matthiola sinuata



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Pancratium illyricum alwats growing in the shade



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Re: Corsica
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2022, 07:49:15 PM »
Higher in the mountains

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Cyclamen repandum just started their show (i've my secret spots)

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Helleborus argutifolius

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Re: Corsica
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2022, 09:58:43 PM »
Lovely pictures Yann, pity we're not fit enough to make the trip.

The playeau itself is very easy walking and don't need to be sporty. For the vallon indeed access need good physical conditions. Otherwise many species can be see'.from the roads sides
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Re: Corsica
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2022, 11:43:04 PM »
Yann
Thx for the hellebore photo, rarely see photos of hellebores growing in the wild these days. There now seems to be no active collectors of wild species seed. Maybe not a good business model to pursue.

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Re: Corsica
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2022, 05:34:56 PM »
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Thx for the hellebore photo, rarely see photos of hellebores growing in the wild these days. There now seems to be no active collectors of wild species seed. Maybe not a good business model to pursue.
I don't think the genius really is of interest, when i talk a bit with friends no one grow them.
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