Lady's Smock

Latin Name:

Cardamine pratensis

Manx Name:

lheiney Voirrey


April - June

Locations where this species is found:
Ballaglass Glen Colby Glen Ballaugh Curraghs Ballannette Glen Mooar Glen Auldyn Maughold Chibbanagh Close Sartfield Clypse and Kerrowdhoo Calf of Man

Also known as Mayflower, Cuckooflower and Milk Maids, this flower is common in hedgerows.

In folklore, this flower was said to be sacred to the fairies.

The Manx name for Lady's Smock is "lheiney Voirrey".
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