Wood Sage

Latin Name:

Teucrium scorodonia

Manx Name:

creaghlaght

Season:

July - September

Locations where this species is found:
Glen Maye, Chibbanagh, Niarbyl, Fleshwick, Glen Mooar, Glen Auldyn, Groudle Glen, Clypse and Kerrowdhoo, Glen Rushen, Maughold, Ballaugh Curraghs

True to its name, this plant grows in wooded areas. It is particularly abundant at Glen Maye.

In the past, wood sage was used to flavour beer as it has very similar properties to hops.

Its Manx name is "creaghlaght".
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