Ramsons

Latin Name:

Allium ursinum

Manx Name:

Craue

Season:

April - May

Locations where this species is found:
Port Soderick, Silverdale Glen, Glen Maye, Port Erin, Port St Mary, Port Grenaugh, Silverburn River, Fleshwick, Ballannette, Glen Mooar, Glen Auldyn, Groudle Glen, Clypse and Kerrowdhoo, Glen Rushen, Ballaglass Glen, Ballaugh Curraghs

Found in shady places all over the island, this plant is responsible for the leafy garlic smell that permeates most of the island's glens in summer time.

Also known as wild garlic, this plant is edible, including the leaves, flowers and seeds.

The Manx name for wild garlic is "Craue".
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