Great Willowherb

Latin Name:

Epilobium hirsutum

Manx Name:

Shellaghan mooar

Season:

July - August

Locations where this species is found:
Chibbanagh, Port St Mary, Ballannette, Archallagan, Silverburn River

This tall plant is easily spotted and can be found all over the island in the late summer. It is very similar to Rosebay Willowherb, but can be distinguished by the distinctive cross shape in the middle of its flowers.

Its Manx name is "Shellaghan mooar".
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