Herb Robert

Latin Name:

Geranium robertianum

Manx Name:

crouw yiarg

Season:

April - October

Locations where this species is found:
Port St Mary, Port Soderick, Glen Maye, Ballaugh Curraghs, Silverburn River, Ballaglass Glen, Glen Auldyn, Glen Mooar, Glen Rushen, Silverdale Glen, Bradda Head, Port Grenaugh, Colby Glen

This flower grows on hedgerows in shady places. Its Manx name is "crouw yiarg".

Herb robert was once used as a painkiller, especially for toothache.

You should be careful if handling this plant, as it can irritate your skin.
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