Species

You can see a list of the wildflower species documented by this site below. Click any species to get more information and pictures.
Species shown in green are currently in bloom.
This is not a complete list of species found on the island, and new species will be added to it in the coming weeks, months and years.
If you have sighted a species that you'd like to be included here, please send a message on the contact page and let us know the species and location.
NameLatin NameManx Name
Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum lus yn ollee
Barren Strawberry Potentilla sterilis soo thallooin shast
Bell Heather Erica cinerea freoagh clageenagh
Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus freoaghane
Bird's-foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus Crouw-ein
Biting Stonecrop Sedum acre pibbyr y voalley
Black Medick Medicago lupulina Medick ghoo
Blackberry Rubus fruticosus Seneyr
Bluebell Hyacinthoides non-scripta Gleih-muc
Bog Asphodel Narthecium ossifragum Lilee ny moaney
Bog Pimpernel Anagallis tenella Follagher curree
Bog Stitchwort Stellaria alsine Flig voglee
Bogbean Menyanthes trifoliata Lubberlub
Broad-Leaved Dock Rumex obtusifolius Cabbag lhean
Broom Cytisus scoparius giucklagh
Buddleia Buddleja davidii Thammag y foillycan
Burdock Arctium lappa boaghan-doa
Burnet Rose Rosa pimpinellifolia Drughaig veg
Bush Vetch Vicia sepium Pishyr ny thammagyn
Charlock Sinapis arvensis brashlagh
Cleavers Galium aparine Garvane-guiy
Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara cabbag ny hawin
Common Bugle Ajuga reptans Glassyr keylley
Common Butterbur Petasites Hybridus gallan mooar
Common Centaury Centaurium erythraea Keim-Chreest
Common Chickweed Stellaria media flee
Common Chicory Cichorium intybus Lus y chugyr
Common Columbine Aquilegia vulgaris Lus y chalmane
Common Cornsalad Valerianella locusta Glassan yn eayn
Common Daisy Bellis perennis Neaynin bane
Common Dog-violet Viola riviniana bossan feeackle
Common Field Speedwell Veronica persica çhengey vaa
Common Foxglove Digitalis purpurea sleggan slieau
Common Fumitory Fumaria officinalis booa ghone
Common Groundsel Senecio vulgaris grunsyl
Common Heather Calluna vulgaris freoagh
Common Hogweed Heracleum sphondylium Farrain
Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra lus-y-cramman doo
Common Lady's Mantle Alchemilla vulgaris Brattag-Voirrey
Common Lousewort Pedicularis sylvatica Lus ny meeylllyn veg
Common Mallow Malva sylvestris lus ny moyl Moirrey
Common Milkwort Polygala vulgaris Lus y vainney
Common Monkey-flower Erythranthe guttatus Meil-vooar y trooan
Common Moonwort Botrychium lunaria Lus luna
Common Restharrow Ononis repens streng bow
Common Scurvygrass Cochlearia officinalis Scrub Y Traie
Common Sea-Blite Suaeda maritima Blite ny marrey
Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa Shughlaig
Common Sow Thistle Sonchus oleraceus bee-muck
Common Spotted Orchid Dactylorhiza fuchsii Magglyn breckey
Common Sundew Drosera rotundifolia lus y druight
Common Teasel Dipsacus fullonum Leaddan
Common Toadflax Linaria vulgaris Beayoo-lieen
Common Tormentil Potentilla erecta crammelt beg
Common Tree Mallow Lavatera arborea Malley ard
Common Twayblade Neottia ovata lus y daa ghuillag
Common Valerian Valeriana officinalis kere lheeannagh
Common Vetch Vicia sativa pishyr chabbil
Cottongrass Eriophorum angustifolium Kione bane
Cow Parsley Anthriscus sylvestris Costag feie
Creeping Thistle Cirsium arvense onnane vagheragh
Crocus Crocus crocys
Cross-leaved Heath Erica tetralix freoagh Frangagh
Cuckoo-Pint Arum maculatum cleaysh-voddee veg
Curled Dock Rumex crispus Cabbag chast
Cut-leaved Cranesbill Geranium dissectum Cass-calmane ghiarrit
Daffodil Narcissus pseudonarcissus lus y ghuiy feie
Daffodil (Van Sion) Narcissus pseudonarcissus lus y ghuiy Vanninagh
Dame's Violet Hesperis matronalis lus yn 'astyr
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale Lus-ny-minnag
Devil's-bit Scabious Succisa pratensis lus y çhengey veg
Dove's-foot Cranesbill Geranium molle Cass-calmane vog
Early Marsh Orchid Dactylorhiza incarnata Magglyn curree
Elder Sambucus Tramman
Enchanter's Nightshade Circaea lutetiana Unjaagagh
English Stonecrop Sedum anglicum bee ny shynnee
European Goldenrod Solidago virgaurea Slat-airh
European Gorse Ulex europaeus aadjin
Eyebright Euphrasia Sooill-sollys
Field Forget-me-not Myosotis arvensis lus y chooinaght
Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense gollianagh
Field Poppy Papaver rhoeas lus y chadlee
Field Scabious Knautia arvensis Guilley gorryman
Figwort Scrophularia nodosa Lus-ghone
French Cranesbill Geranium endressii Cass-calmane
Fringe Cups Tellima grandiflora
Fuchsia Fuchsia Magellanica Jeiryn Yee
Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata Garleid cheylley
Germander Speedwell Veronica chamaedrys Lus-chray chadjin
Giant Bindweed Calystegia silvatica lus y lheaney
Great Mullein Verbascum thapsus Cainle-Woirrey
Great Willowherb Epilobium hirsutum Shellaghan mooar
Greater Periwinkle Vinca major feoghaig vooar
Greater Sea Spurrey Spergularia media Corran-marrey mooar
Greater Spearwort Ranunculus lingua Lossyr lheeannagh vooar
Greater Stitchwort Stellaria holostea lieen ny ferrishin
Green Alkanet Pentaglottis sempervirens Boglys Spaainagh
Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea ard-losserey
Hard Fern Blechnum spicant Renniagh chreoi
Harebell Campanula rotundifolia Marrane Ferrish
Heath Bedstraw Galium saxatile follan fing
Heath Speedwell Veronica officinalis Lus-chray y faiyr
Heath Spotted Orchid Dactylorhiza maculata Bwoid saggyrt
Hebe Hebe
Hedge Mustard Sisymbrium officinale burley cleiyee
Hedge Woundwort Stachys sylvatica Lus-lhott cleiee
Hemlock Water-dropwort Oenanthe crocata Daaue bane
Hemp Agrimony Eupatorium cannabinum Jeshal
Herb Robert Geranium robertianum crouw yiarg
Himalayan Balsam Impatiens glandulifera Balsym Injinagh
Hoary Cress Lepidium draba Burley lheeah
Honeysuckle Lonicera Ullaagagh
Ivy-leaved Speedwell Veronica hederifolia Lus-chray hibbinagh
Ivy-leaved Toadflax Cymbalaria muralis Beayoo-lieen boalley
Kidney Vetch Anthyllis vulneraria Cass yn eayn
Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum lus y volley
Lady's Smock Cardamine pratensis lheiney Voirrey
Lesser Celandine Ficaria verna Lus-ny-pileyn
Lesser Hop Trefoil Trifolium dubium Shamrag vuigh
Lesser Spearwort Ranunculus flammula Lossyr lheannagh veg
Liverwort Pellia lus ny haane
London Pride Saxifraga x urbium Mooarane garey
Marsh Marigold Caltha palustris Blughtyn
Marsh Pennywort Hydrocotyle vulgaris Lus yn ouw
Marsh Samphire Salicornia europaea Lus ny gloinney
Marsh Thistle Cirsium palustre onnane churree
Marsh Woundwort Stachys palustris Shellaghan curree
Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris Cass-feeagh y faiyr
Meadow Cranesbill Geranium pratense Cass-calmane ghorrym
Meadow Vetchling Lathyrus pratensis pishyr vuigh
Meadowfoam Limnanthes
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria lus villish ny lheeannagh
Montbretia Crocosmia Foghan jiarg-bwee
Mouse-ear Chickweed Cerastium cleaysh lheeah
Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris Bollan bane
Nasturtium Tropaeolum storshin
Northern Marsh Orchid Dactylorhiza purpurella Magglyn gorrym-jiarg
Opposite-leaved Golden Saxifrage Chrysosplenium oppositifolium Lus ny lheiyee
Orange Hawkweed Pilosella aurantiaca stroin-vuc yiarg
Ox-eye daisy Leucanthemum vulgare Neaynin mooar
Persicaria Persicaria maculosa goblan marrey
Pheasant's Eye Daffodil Narcissus poeticus Lus y ghuiy gheamagh
Pineappleweed Matricaria discoidea lus ny h-uhlley
Pink Purslane Claytonia sibirica Shaghrynagh
Pink-Sorrel Oxalis articulata Shamsag ghlioonagh
Primrose Primula vulgaris Sumark
Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria lus skeaylley
Purple Milk Vetch Astragalus danicus Pishyr-vliught ghorrym-jiarg
Purple Toadflax Linaria purpurea Beayoo-lieen gorrym-jiarg
Pyramidal Orchid Anacamptis pyramidalis Magglyn cughlinagh
Ragged Robin Lychnis flos-cuculi lus ny cooag
Ragwort Jacobaea vulgaris Cushag
Ramsons Allium ursinum Craue
Red Bartsia Odontites vernus Bartchey jiarg
Red Campion Silene dioica Blaa ny Ferrishin
Red Clover Trifolium pratense Shamrag ny gabbil
Red Dead-Nettle Lamium purpureum Undaagagh yiarg
Red Valerian Centranthus ruber Kere yiarg
Redshank Persicaria maculosa Glioonagh yiarg
Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata Slane-lus
Rock Samphire Crithmum maritimum lus ny greg
Rosebay Willowherb Chamerion angustifolium Shellaghan frangagh
Royal Fern Osmunda regalis Renniagh reeoil
Russian Comfrey Symphytum x uplandicum Cumfurt Rooshagh
Salmonberry Rubus spectabilis
Scarlet Pimpernel Anagallis arvensis sooill y laa
Sea Arrowgrass Triglochin maritima Baare y viltee marrey
Sea Aster Tripolium pannonicum lus yn 'Eaill Vaayl
Sea Beet Beta maritima Beetys marrey
Sea Bindweed Calystegia soldanella Kiangleyder traie
Sea Campion Silene uniflora lus ny brooinyn hraie
Sea Holly Eryngium maritimum Hollin traie
Sea Kale Crambe maritima caayl ny marrey
Sea Mayweed Tripleurospermum maritimum Neaynin ny marrey
Sea Milkwort Lysimachia maritima Lus yn tailley
Sea Plantain Plantago maritima cabbag aalin
Sea Sandwort Honckenya peploides Lus-gheinnee
Sea Spurge Euphorbia paralias Spursh varrey
Self-heal Prunella vulgaris lus y chione cast
Sheep's Bit Jasione montana cramman gorryrn
Shining Cranesbill Geranium lucidum Cass-calmane ghial
Silverweed Argentina anserina Duillag-argid
Slender St John's Wort Hypericum pulchrum lus y çhiolg
Smallflower Hairy Willowherb Epilobium parviflorum Shellaghan lheeah
Smith's Pepperwort Lepidium heterophyllum Pibbyr y doinney boght
Sneezewort Achillea ptarmica lus y chorran
Snowdrop Galanthus blaa sniaghtee
Spear Thistle Cirsium vulgare onnane yialgagh
Spear-leaved orache Atriplex prostrata Mooyngoair lhean
Spring Sandwort Minuartia verna Lus-gheinnee yn arree
Spring Squill Scilla verna unnish varrey
Sun Spurge Euphorbia helioscopia lus ny fahnaghyn
Thale Cress Arabidopsis thaliana Burley lughag
Three-cornered Leek Allium triquetrum Craue trooraneagh
Thrift Armeria maritima Kione Jiarg
Tufted Vetch Vicia cracca Pishyr lughag
Tutsan Hypericum androsaemum Mess muc-oaldey
Wall Pennywort Umbilicus rupestris Bee ferrish
Water Forget-me-not Myosotis scorpioides Lus-vieygh yn ushtey
Water Mint Mentha aquatica Mynthey yiarg
Watercress Nasturtium officinale Burley
White Clover Trifolium repens Shamrag vane
White Water Lily Nymphaea alba Duillag-vaiht vane
Wild Angelica Angelica sylvestris Lus yn ainle
Wild Carrot Daucus carota Carradje feie
Wild Thyme Thymus serpyllum teim hallooin
Winter Heliotrope Petasites fragrans clagh folley
Wood Anemone Anemone nemorosa Lus-ny-geayee
Wood Avens Geum urbanum maghyl keylley
Wood Sage Teucrium scorodonia creaghlaght
Wood Sorrel Oxalis acetosella Bee cooag
Wood Vetch Vicia sylvatica pishyr ny keylley
Woody Nightshade Solanum dulcamara Croanreisht
Yarrow Achillea millefolium ayr hallooin
Yellow Archangel Lamium galeobdolon ard-losserey firryn
Yellow Corydalis Pseudofumaria lutea Flee yn thooee bwee
Yellow Horned Poppy Glaucium flavum Barrag wuigh
Yellow Iris Iris pseudacorus cliogagh
Yellow Loosestrife Lysimachia vulgaris Shellaghan buigh
Yellow Pimpernel Lysimachia nemorum Shamrag Voirrey
Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor Gliggan bwee