Germander Speedwell

Latin Name:

Veronica chamaedrys

Manx Name:

Lus-chray chadjin

Season:

May - July

Locations where this species is found:
Port Soderick, Ballaugh Curraghs, Silverburn River, Clypse and Kerrowdhoo, Chibbanagh, River Neb, Bradda Head, Fleshwick

This common hedgerow flower can be found all over the island. The island is also home to other varieties of Speedwell, which are almost identical in appearance. Germander Speedwell is taller than other Speedwell varieties.
Speedwell was once used as a substitute for tea.
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