|Great Orme - western side, looking north to the sea.
|Great Orme - western side, looking south west towards Conwy
|Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris)
|Hoary Rock-rose (Helianthemum oelandicum)
|Burnet Rose (Rosa pimpinellifolia)
One species that is widely distributed throughout the country, but not necessarily expected in this environment is wild privet, taking advantage of the shelter offered.
|Wild Privet (Ligustrum vulgare)
|Maidenhair Spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes)
and Dog's Mercury, more typically seen in a woodland environment.
|Dog's Mercury (Mercurialis perennis)
|Bedstraw Hybrid? (Galium pomeranicum?)
One of the most well known rarities of the Great Orme is the attractive Silver-studded Blue butterfly. The name comes form the blue 'studs' occurring within some of the black spots on the underside of the wings, which can just be seen in this photo.
|Silver-studded Blue Butterfly (Plebejus argus)
Overall a very successful and enjoyable day out.