Wild Harris

Cock's Foot Grass

Cocks Foot Grass 1 Campbell.jpgCock’s Foot Grass    (Photo: Laurie Campbell)

You have to look very hard at the flowering head of this grass to see the bit that looks like a cock’s foot – it is the red flower that hangs off the side of the stem. When this grass is all in flower it can make the machair look pink.

by Alison Tyler