Yellow Rattle

Latin Name:

Rhinanthus minor

Manx Name:

Gliggan bwee


May - September

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Locations where this species is found:
Eary Cushlin, Ballaugh Curraghs

This plant is semi-parasitic and obtains some of its nutrients from the roots of other plants, especially grasses.

It is sometimes deliberately planted to restrict the growth of grasses, allowing other plants to grow.

The Manx name for this flower is "Gliggan bwee".
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