Monday, 23 June 2014 12:58

Flora and Fauna

The Burren is unique for its variety of alpine and mediterranean wild flowers all growing within the same area. It is home to such species as blue gentians, mountain avens, bloddy cranesbill, birds foottrefoil, thrift, campion and many species of orchids. It is believed that the seeds of the many diverse species were delivered to the area by expanding glaciers.