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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 sand-dunes, occurring most typically in the Hebrides and along the north-west coast of Scotland.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.


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