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Spotlight on… Alder Buckthorne: Brimstone Bush

This months spotlight has been written by our incredibly knowledgeable Park Ranger, Sean Garvey, revealing revelations about native shrub species, Alder Buckthorn. Let me introduce you to one of St Nicks’ scarcest shrubs: Alder Buckthorn , Frangula alnus . It’s an unassuming plant that is easily overlooked; but it has a fascinating, and literally explosive, […]

Posted 27 November 2018 | Categories: Spotlight on... | Tags: Alder Buckthorne, Brimstone butterfly