Common Heather

Latin Name:

Calluna vulgaris

Manx Name:

freoagh

Season:

July - October

Locations where this species is found:
Langness, Eary Cushlin, South Barrule, Archallagan, Calf Sound, Glen Rushen, Montpelier, Chibbanagh, Niarbyl

This variety of heather is also known as "ling". It is the most common variety of heather on the island, and can be found on hillsides everywhere.
Common heather has smaller, paler flowers than bell heather and cross-leaved heath.
The Manx name for this flower is "freoagh".
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