Common Cornsalad

Latin Name:

Valerianella locusta

Manx Name:

Glassan yn eayn


April - August

Locations where this species is found:
Port St Mary

Sometimes known as lamb's lettuce, cornsalad is an edible plant that has been eaten in Britain for centuries.

Cornsalad is particularly common on the margins of fields, but is very common on the island and may be found growing almost anywhere.

The Manx name for this plant is "Glassan yn eayn", which means "Lamb's salad plant".
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