Photos: The Burren, Co.Clare
Small pale mauve-blue flowers on erect stems. All bracts are longer than flowers, pale-green strongly tinged with pinkish-violet. Produces very long-lived seed.
Short-stalked basal leaves, forming flattish rosette. Stem leaves stalkless. Stem hairy all round. Stolons but no runners. Height: 8-15cm, but can be smaller.
Rocky ground round Galway Bay. Also recorded from a site in the N of Ireland.
Very rare. Vulnerable: Red Data Book 2006.
All photographs of Pyramidal Bugle in flower are © Micheal G Slattery