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Hazel is one of the most common native tree species  found in the Burren

O’Kelly’s  Spotted-Orchid

Autumn Lady’s-tresses

Wonderful spiral flowers of the rare orchid Autumn Lady’s -tresses in bloom at present in the Burren National Park and on the Aran Islands

Gorse flowers

Beechwood Sickener

Hart’s Tongue Fern

Blackthorn, Sloe

Beautiful bonsai blackthorn in bloom in the Burren, Co Clare, announcing the arrival of Spring after a long winter



Bird’s nest orchid