Ragwort

Latin Name:

Jacobaea vulgaris

Manx Name:

Cushag

Season:

June - November

Locations where this species is found:
Glen Maye, Silverburn River, Fleshwick, Port Erin, Port Soderick

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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