Corn Spurrey

Latin Name:

Spergula arvensis

Manx Name:

Corran lhieen


May - September

Locations where this species is found:

This plant is most often found on cultivated ground. It grows very close to the ground and is easily missed.

The Manx name for this flower is "Corran lhieen", which means "sickle flax"; probably a reference to its tendency to grow amongst crops.
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