Greater Sea Spurrey

Latin Name:

Spergularia media

Manx Name:

Corran-marrey mooar


June - September

Locations where this species is found:
Port St Mary, Scarlett Point, Port Grenaugh

Another plant that grows in salty ground near the sea. This plant is very common around Langness and Scarlett.

When the tide covers this plant, its petals close to form an air bubble which protects the flower.

The Manx name for this flower is "Corran-marrey mooar".
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