S.I. No. 94/1999 - Flora (Protection) Order, 1999


I, S?LE DE VALERA, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands, considering that each of the species of flora specified in the Schedule to the following Order should be protected, hereby, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 21 of the Wildlife Act, 1976 (No. 39 of 1976), and the Heritage (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1994 ( S.I. No. 443 of 1994 ), order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Flora (Protection) Order, 1999.

2. (1) Each of the species of flora specified in column (1) of the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be protected throughout the State.

(2) The common name of each of the species of flora specified in the said column (1) is set out in column (2) of the said Schedule opposite the mention of the species.

(3) In case a species of flora specified in the said column (1) is partly comprised of flora which are not flora within the meaning of the Wildlife Act, 1976 (No. 39 of 1976), this Article shall be construed and have effect in relation to that species as if, “in so far as it is comprised of flora within the meaning of the Wildlife Act, 1976 ,” were inserted before “is hereby declared” in paragraph (1) of this Article.

3. The Flora (Protection) Order, 1987 ( S.I. No. 274 of 1987 ), is hereby revoked.

SCHEDULE

VASCULAR PLANTS

(1)

(2)

Scientific Name

Common Name

Acinos arvensis (Lam.) Dandy

Basil Thyme

Allium schoenoprasum L.

Chives

Alopecurus aequalis Sobol.

Orange Foxtail

Arenaria ciliata L. (incl. subsp. hibernica Ostenf. & O. C. Dahl)

Fringed Sandwort

Arthrocnemum perenne (Miller) Moss (syn. Salicornia perennis Miller)

Perennial

Glasswort

Asparagus officinalis L.

Wild Asparagus

Asplenium obovatum Viv. subsp. lanceolatum (Fiori)

Lanceolate

P. Silva (syn. A. billotii F.W. Schultz)

Spleenwort

Asplenium septentrionale (L.) Hoffm.

Forked

Spleenwort

Astragalus danicus Retz.

Purple Milk Vetch

Calamagrostis epigejos (L.) Roth

Wood small-reed

Callitriche truncata Guss.

Short-leaved

Water-Starwort

Cardamine impatiens L.

Narrow leaved

Bitter-Cress

Cardaminopsis petraea (L.) Hiitonen

Northern

Rockcress

Carex depauperata Curtis ex With.

Starved Wood

Sedge

Carex divisa Hudson

Divided Sedge

Centaurium pulchellum (Swartz) Druce

Lesser Centaury

Cephalanthera longifolia (L). Fritsch

Narrow-leaved

Helleborine

Colchicum autumnale L.

Autumn Crocus

Cryptogramma crispa (L.) R. Br. ex Hooker

Parsley Fern

Deschampsia setacea (Hudson) Hackel

Bog Hair Grass

Epilobium alsinifolium Vill.

Chickweed

Willow Herb

Equisetum X moorei Newman

Moore's Horsetail

Eriophorum gracile Koch ex Roth

Slender Cotton

Grass

Galeopsis angustifolia Ehrh. ex Hoffm.

Red Hemp Nettle

Groenlandia densa (L.) Fourr. (syn. Potamogeton densus L.)

Opposite-leaved Pondweed

Gymnocarpium robertianum (Hoffm.) Newman (syn. Thelypteris robertiana (Hoffm.) Slosson)

Limestone Fern

Hammarbya paludosa (L.) O. Kuntze (syn. Malaxis paludosa (L.) Swartz

Bog Orchid

Helianthemum nummularium (L.) Miller

Common

Rockrose

Hordeum secalinum Schreber

Meadow Barley

Hydrilla verticillata (L.fil.) Royle

Irish Hydrilla

Hypericum canadense L.

Canadian St.

John's Wort

Hypericum hirsatum L.

Hairy St. John's

Wort

Inula salicina L.

Irish Fleabane

Lathyrus japonicus Willd.

Sea pea

Limosella aquatica L.

Mudwort

Logfia minima (Sm.) Dumort. (syn. Filago minima(Sm.) Pers.)

Slender Cudweed

Lotus subbiflorus Lag. (syn. L. hispidus Desf. ex DC. 1815)

Hairy Birdsfoot Trefoil

Lycopodiella inundata (L.) Holub (syn. Lycopodium innundatum L.)

Marsh Clubmoss

Mentha pulegium L.

Penny Royal

Mertensia maritima (L.) S. F. Gray

Oyster Plant

Minuartia recurva (All.) Schinz & Thell.

Recurved

Sandwort

Misopates orontium (L.) Rafin.

Lesser

Snapdragon

Najas flexilis (Willd.) Rostk. & W.L.E. Schmidt

Slender Naiad

Omalotheca sylvatica (L.) Schultz Bip. & F.W. Schultz (syn. Gnaphalium sylvaticum L.)

Wood Cudweed

Otanthus maritimus (L.) Hoffmanns. & Link (syn. Diotis maritima (L.) Desf. ex. Cass.

Cottonweed

Papaver hybridum L.

Round Prickly-headed Poppy

Pilularia globulifera L.

Pillwort

Polygonum viviparum L.

Alpine Bistort

Pseudorchis albida (L.) ?. & D. Löve (syn. Leucorchis albida (L.) E.H.F. Meyer)

Small-white

Orchid

Puccinellia fasciculata (Torrey) E.P. Bicknell

Tufted Salt-marsh

Grass

Pyrola rotundifolia L. ssp. maritima (Kenyon) E.F. Warburg

Round-leaved

Wintergreen

Sanguisorba officinalis (L.)

Great Burnet

Saxifraga granulata L.

Meadow Saxifrage

Saxifraga hartii D.A. Webb

Hart's Saxifrage

Saxifraga hirculus L.

Yellow Marsh

Saxifrage

Saxifraga nivalis L.

Alpine Saxifrage

Scirpus triqueter L. (syn. Schoenoplectus triqueter (L.) Palla)

Triangular Club

Rush

Scleranthus annuus L.

Annual Knawel

Simethis planifolia (L.) Gren.

Kerry Lily

Spiranthes romanzoffiana Cham.

Drooping Lady's

Tresses

Stachys officinalis (L.) Trevisan (syn. Betonica officinalis L.)

Betony

Trichomanes speciosum Willd.

Killarney Fern

Trifolium glomeratum L.

Clustered Clover

Trifolium subterraneum L.

Subterranean

Clover

Trollius europaeus L.

Globe Flower

Vicia orobus DC.

Bitter Vetch

Viola hirta L.

Hairy Violet

Viola lactea Sm.

Pale Heath Violet

SCHEDULE

MOSSES

(1)

(2)

Scientific Name

Common Name

Bryum calophyllum R.Br.

Bryum marratii Wils.

Catoscopium nigritum (Hedw.) Brid.

Drepanocladus vernicosus (Mitt.) Warnst.

Leptobarbula berica (De Not.) Schimp.

Orthrotrichum pallens Brid.

Orthrotrichum sprucei Mont.

Orthrotrichum stramineum Hornsch. ex Brid.

Paludella squarrosa (Hedw.) Brid.

Pottia wilsonii (Hook.) Br. Eur.

Tetraplodon angustatus (Hedw.) Br. Eur.

Tortella inclinata (Hedw.f.) Limpr.

Weissia longfolia Mitt.

Weissia rostellata (Brid.) Lindb.

LIVERWORTS

(1)

(2)

Scientific Name

Common Name

Leiocolea gillmanii (Aust.) Evans syn. Lophozia gillmanii (Aust.) Schust.

Leiocolea rutheana (Limpr.) K. Müll.) syn. Lophozia rutheana (Limpr.) Howe

Fen flapwort

Petalophyllum ralfsii (Wils.) Nees & Gott.

Plagiochila atlantica F. Rose

LICHENS

(1)

(2)

Scientific Name

Common Name

Fulgensia fulgens (Sw.) Elenkin

STONEWORTS

(1)

(2)

Scientific Name

Common Name

Lamprothamnium papulosum (Wallr.) J. Groves

Foxtail Stonewort

Nitella gracilis (Smith) Agardh

Slender Stonewort

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GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 14th day of April, 1999.

S?LE de VALERA,

Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands