Quaking Grass

Latin Name:

Briza media

Manx Name:



June - August

Locations where this species is found:
Bradda Head

This distinctive grass gets its name from the way its flower heads shake in the wind. It has many different common names, including jiggle-joggles, quakers-and-shakers, wag-wantons and dodder-grass.

The Manx name for this plant is "Faiyr-craaee", which means "shaking grass".
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