Latin Name:

Vaccinium myrtillus

Manx Name:



April - July

Locations where this species is found:
Slieau Whallian, South Barrule, Eary Cushlin, Dhoon Glen, Montpelier, Glen Helen, Glen Auldyn, Clypse and Kerrowdhoo, Archallagan, Glen Rushen, Ballaglass Glen, Conrhenny Plantation

A common plant of the Manx hills, its flowers closely resemble the berries that will appear in the later summer months.

The Manx word for bilberry is "freoaghane".
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