DVD/Blu-ray/Video  Regional Natural History  Natural History of Europe 

The Wildflowers of the Burren (Region 2)

Series: A Black Country Lad Explores

By: David Christopher Hollis(Narrator)

runtime: 20 min, PAL

Wild Scape

DVD | region 2 | Jan 2012 | #223122 | ISBN-13: 5060308050041
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £7.19 inc VAT $10/€8 approx

About this product

The Burren is a spectacular region of Karst limestone rocks in County Clare southern Ireland. It is around 250 sq km of open limestone hills and moon-like 'pavements' world renowned for the plants they support. The pavements are made up of clints, large solitary rocks and grikes, fissures in the light grey rocks, which are home to a mouth-watering assemblage of both Arctic-Alpine and Mediterranean plants too. Cobalt blue Spring Gentians are common in the Spring as are Mountain Avens and carpets of Heath Spotted and Irish Marsh Orchids. Regional specialities such as Irish Saxifrage and Dense Flowered Orchid (now found nowhere else in the UK) rub shoulders with dragoons of multi-coloured Early Purple Orchids and sulphur yellow Shrubby Cinquefoil to make this one of the premier botanical sites in Europe. This film in the Black Country Lad Explores series acts as an introduction to the Spring plants found in the Burren. It is narrated by the Black Country Lad.

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