Welcome to the Scottish Invasives blog. Invasive non-native species (or INNS) are plants and animals that have been introduced to areas outside their natural range. INNS are currently recognised as one of the greatest threats to biodiversity. The Scottish Invasives blog is intended as an informal forum for those interested in invasive species control. If you wish to contribute, please get in contact. You can click on any of the images to see them at higher resolution.

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Note the mass of young plants close to the parents, suggesting that the seeds are not often carried far, unless by flowing water. In the Pacific regions of North America where Skunk cabbage is native, the seeds appear to be dispersed by animals.
However no bears were seen in this wood on the Morvern peninsula.

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