Purple Milk Vetch

Latin Name:

Astragalus danicus

Manx Name:

Pishyr-vliught ghorrym-jiarg

Season:

June - July

Locations where this species is found:
Langness, Scarlett

Scarlett point and Langness are the only places on the island where you are likely to find this rare flower. Purple milk vetch gets its name from the believe that it would increase the yield of milk if eaten by cattle.

The Manx name for this flower is Pishyr-vliught ghorrym-jiarg.
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