Latin Name:

Jacobaea vulgaris

Manx Name:



June - November

Locations where this species is found:
Port Soderick, Glen Maye, Ayres, Silverburn River, Maughold, Clypse and Kerrowdhoo, Bradda Head, Fleshwick

Known as "Cushag" on the Isle of Man, this is the Manx national flower.

Despite this, ragwort is considered an "injurious weed" because it is poisonous to horses and cattle. It is an offense for landowners to allow ragwort to grow.
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