ISBuC (v7) 2012
Flowers (B)

Wild flowers of Skye - common names begining with B.
Black Knapweed ~ Centaurea nigra.
Description: Up to 100cm tall. Purple flowers 20-40mm across
Location: Grassland
Flowering: June to September
Bog Asphodel ~ Narthecium ossifragum.
Description: Up to 45cm. Yellow flowers 20mm
Location: Mountain meadow, woodland
Flowering: July to August
Broom ~ Cytisus scoparius.
Description: Up to 200cm. Yellow flowers 20mm
Location: Heath and scrub
Flowering: April to June
Buttercup (Creeping) ~ Ranunculus arvensis.
Description: Bright yellow flowers 20-30mm across, 5 petals. Long creeping runners.
Location: Damp areas, grassy and bare places.
Flowering: May to September
Butterwort ~ Pinguicula vulgaris.
Description: Up to 25cm tall. Purple/violet flowers 10-16mm. Insectivorous, using the sticky top surface of its pale leaves to trap small insects.
Location: Bogs, heaths, wet-rocks
Flowering: May to July