Pink Purslane

Latin Name:

Claytonia sibirica

Manx Name:

Shaghrynagh

Season:

April - July

Locations where this species is found:
Ballaglass Glen, Groudle Glen

This plant is native to Siberia and North America, but was introduced to the British Isles in the 18th century.
Pink Purslane grows in damp, shady places and is mostly found on riverbanks on the island.
The Manx name for this flower is Shaghrynagh, which means "Wanderer".
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