From coast to summit - The Target 8 Project So - W

Species in bold are either in cultivation or stored as seed

Arran Whitebeams

Sorbus arranensis Sorbus pseudofennica Catacol Whitebeam Rock Whitebeam
Sorbus arranensis an endemic species that originated in Arran Vulnerable
Sorbus pseudofennica a backcross between S.  arranensis and S. aucuparia Vulnerable
Sorbus pseudomeinichii a further backcross with S aucuparia. Only one tree in the wild Endangered
Sorbus rupicola One of the parents of the Arran Sorbus lineage - never many Nationally Scarce
Corn Spurrey Irish Lady's-tresses Field Woundwort

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Spergula arvensis an archaeophyte that has declined on a large scale Vulnerable
Spiranthes romanzoffiana grows on the west of Scotland and on the islands Nationally Scarce
Stachys arvensis an archaeophyte which is far less frequent than formerly Near Threatened
Stellaria palustris has fewer sites in Scotland and has lost many in the past Vulnerable
Taraxacum pankhurstianum Marsh fern Kilarney fern Trichomanes gametophyte
Taraxacum pankhurstianum has recently been found growing only on St Kilda
Thelypteris palustris is found in south Scotland but many sites have been lost Nationally Scarce
Trichomanes speciosum sporophyte is only found in a few places and is Nationally Rare
Trichomanes speciosum gametophyte has been found far more frequently at the back of caves
Veronica alpina

Veronica fruticans

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Viola lutea
Veronica alpina is found in the Central Highlands usually on lime-rich sites Nationally Scarce
Veronica fruticans has a more restricted distribution in the same range Nationally Scarce
Vicia bithynica is mainly southern with one area in Galloway on sea cliffs Vulnerable
Viola lutea a perennial upland species with some losses due to agriculture Nationally Scarce
Viola canina Viola tricolor Woodsia alpina Woodsia ilvensis
Viola canina grows in more acidic areas but has suffered a large decline Near Threatened
Viola tricolor a plant of disturbed areas that is now far less frequently seen Near Threatened
Woodsia alpina has a limited number of small populations and is Nationally Rare
Woodsia ilvensis has very few locations usually with only two or three plants in each Endangered