Meadow Vetchling

Latin Name:

Lathyrus pratensis

Manx Name:

pishyr vuigh


May - August

Locations where this species is found:
River Neb Archallagan

Similar to other species of vetch, this plant can be identified by its yellow flowers. It is also easy to confuse this plant with Birds'-foot trefoil, but it can be distinguished by its leaves.

This plant has been used as animal feed in the past, but should be avoided by humans. While there have been no studies into this specific plant, related plants are known to contain toxic amino acids.

Its Manx name is "pishyr vuigh", which means "yellow vetch".
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