Wood Sage

Latin Name:

Teucrium scorodonia

Manx Name:



July - September

Locations where this species is found:
Glen Maye Chibbanagh Niarbyl Fleshwick Glen Mooar Glen Auldyn Groudle Glen Clypse and Kerrowdhoo Glen Rushen Maughold Ballaugh Curraghs Calf of Man

True to its name, this plant grows in wooded areas. It is particularly abundant at Glen Maye.

In the past, wood sage was used to flavour beer as it has very similar properties to hops.

Its Manx name is "creaghlaght".
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