Red Clover

Latin Name:

Trifolium pratense

Manx Name:

Shamrag ny gabbil


May - October

Locations where this species is found:
Fleshwick Maughold

This clover is slightly less common than the white variety, and usually has larger flowers.

Red clover is edible, but contains estrogen-like compounds and should be avoided by people with estrogen-sensitive conditions.

The Manx name for this flower is "Shamrag ny gabbil", which means "shamrock of horses".
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