Field Madder

Latin Name:

Sherardia arvensis

Manx Name:

Maddyr magheragh


May - October

Locations where this species is found:
Scarlett Point

A member of the bedstraw family, this plant's distinctive lilac flowers separate it from other bedstraws. It is often found on the margins of fields.

Field Madder has been used to make a red dye.

The Manx name for this flower is "Maddyr magheragh".
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