Great Willowherb

Latin Name:

Epilobium hirsutum

Manx Name:

Shellaghan mooar


July - August

Locations where this species is found:
Chibbanagh Port St Mary Ballannette Archallagan Silverburn River

This tall plant is easily spotted and can be found all over the island in the late summer. It is very similar to Rosebay Willowherb, but can be distinguished by the distinctive cross shape in the middle of its flowers.

Its Manx name is "Shellaghan mooar".
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