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machair

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

An area of low, undulating tracts, supporting stable, herb-rich grassland growing on shell sand, that has developed over a long period by the accumulation of blown sand behind coastal...

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machair

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

An area of low, undulating tracts, supporting stable, herb-rich grassland growing on shell sand, that has developed over a long period by the accumulation of blown sand behind coastal...

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machair

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 44 words.

An area of low, undulating tracts, supporting stable, herb-rich grassland growing on shell sand, which has developed over a long

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machair

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 44 words.

An area of low, undulating tracts, supporting stable, herb-rich grassland growing on shell sand, which has developed over a long

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machair

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 44 words.

An area of low, undulating tracts, supporting stable, herb-rich grassland growing on shell sand, which has developed over a long

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machair

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 44 words.

An area of low, undulating tracts, supporting stable, herb-rich grassland growing on shell sand, which has developed over a long

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machair

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 44 words.

An area of low, undulating tracts, supporting stable, herb-rich grassland growing on shell sand, that has developed over a long

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machair

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 44 words.

An area of low, undulating tracts, supporting stable, herb-rich grassland growing on shell sand, that has developed over a long

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machair <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

L17 Gaelic.

In Scotland: a flat or low-lying coastal strip of arable or grassland; land of this nature.

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Photosynthetic Responses of Plant Communities to Sand Burial on the Machair Dune Systems of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland

MARTIN KENT, NIA W. OWEN and M. PAMELA DALE.

in Annals of Botany

April 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6293 words.

Background and Aims The effects of both short-term (2 weeks) and long-term (6 weeks) burial on the photosynthetic efficiency of four typical plant sub-communities of the machair sand dunes...

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Machars, The

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 12 words.

‘The plains’. Gaelic machair + English plural -s.

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