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Shetland Mouse-ear 'Edmondston's Chickweed' Cerastium nigrescens Now recognised as a full species it was formerly regarded as a subspeciesthis plant was discovered by the 11 year-old Thomas Edmondston in It grows on one other hill on Unst and was reported on two other hills on the island in the 19th century but not since.
InDr David Slingsby estimated that about plants grew on and around the Keen. Photo by Mike Pennington. Beeby inT.
Shetland Mouse-ear Hawkweed Pilosella flagellaris bicapitata This is an endemic Shetland subspecies of another dandelion-like plant which is found rather locally in central Scotland and central England. The Shetland race was found by Walter Scott in and it is known from three sites: Whiteness, West Burrafirth and Ronas Voe.
The hawkweeds speciate even more easily than the dandelions and there are many subtly different species, often termed microspecies.
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