Silverweed

Latin Name:

Argentina anserina

Manx Name:

Duillag-argid

Season:

May - August

Locations where this species is found:
Port St Mary, Langness, Scarlett, Port Grenaugh, Niarbyl, Fleshwick, Ballaugh Curraghs

This plant is called silverweed because of the silvery sheen on its leaves. In manx, its name is "Duillag-argid" which means "silver leaf".

These can often be found along the coast of the island.

The roots of this plant are edible and in the past have been used as food and in herbal medicine.
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