Marsh Thistle

Latin Name:

Cirsium palustre

Manx Name:

onnane churree


June - August

Locations where this species is found:
Eary Cushlin Silverburn River Ballaugh Curraghs Archallagan Ayres

This species of thistle grows in damp places all over the island. It is taller than other thistles and can be recognised by its clusters of dark purple flowers.

Its Manx name is "onnane churree".
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