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Nature in Shetland

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Shetland Biological Records Centre



Rare plants of Shetland

Walter Scott, Paul Harvey, Roger Riddington and Morag Fisher

This book provides an up-to-date account of 138 of Shetland's rarest plants. Their distribution in Shetland is mapped, and current population status described, including details of the threats facing those which are most vulnerable. This is an essential reference for anyone with an interest in Shetland's flora and its conservation.

Copies are available for 17.50 (for personal callers to the SAT offices) or 19.00 inc. p&p. Cheques, made payable to Shetland Amenity Trust, should be sent to SAT, Garthspool, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0NY.

Records of any rare plants covered by this guide, or significant records of other plants species can be sent to either the Shetland Biological Records Centre or the County Recorder:
SBRC, Shetland Amenity Trust, Garthspool, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0NY Tel. (01595) 694688
Walter Scott, New Easterhoull, Castle Street, Scalloway, Shetland ZE1 0TP Tel. (01595) 880304


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