Spring Squill

Latin Name:

Scilla verna

Manx Name:

unnish varrey


April - May

Locations where this species is found:
Port St Mary, Scarlett Point, Langness, Glen Maye, Calf Sound, Groudle Glen, Fleshwick, Calf of Man

The appearance of these tiny flowers is a sure sign that spring has arrived at last. Spring squill is found in grassy places by the coast and is a relative of the bluebell.

The Manx name for this flower is "unnish varrey", which means "sea onion".
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