Lady's Bedstraw

Latin Name:

Galium verum

Manx Name:

lus y volley


June - September

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Locations where this species is found:
Port St Mary

This plant grows in grassy places all over the island. Its name comes from the fact that it was once used to stuff mattresses, as its scent drives away fleas.

Its Manx name is "lus y volley", which means "plant of honey".
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