European Gorse

Latin Name:

Ulex europaeus

Manx Name:



Year round

Locations where this species is found:
Bradda Head, Chibbanagh, Silverburn River, Niarbyl, South Barrule, Fleshwick, Ballannette, Glen Auldyn, Groudle Glen, Montpelier, Clypse and Kerrowdhoo, Langness, Maughold, Conrhenny Plantation

One of the island's most common wild flowers, it is surprisingly not native to the island. Gorse was brought to the island to create hedges and to use as winter feed for livestock.

The Manx name for gorse is "aadjin".
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