Sheep's Bit

Latin Name:

Jasione montana

Manx Name:

cramman gorryrn


May - September

Locations where this species is found:
Calf Sound Port Grenaugh Ayres Dhoon Glen Calf of Man Maughold

This plant grows in grassy places.
Its Manx name is "cramman gorryrn", which translates to "blue button".

These flowers are extra bright, thanks to their ability to reflect ultra-violet light. It's believed that this helps them to attract pollinating insects.
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