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Western Isles Wildflowers

Western Isles wildflowers is a collection of information about our Hebridean wildflowers including identification hints, traditional herbal uses and general plant lore.

 

Yellow Rattle

Rhinanthus minor

Gaelic: Modhalan Buidhe

Yellow Rattle SS

This wildflower flowers from early June, on the machair and on verges besides roads throughout the Western Isles.

Yellow rattle is related to red rattle and lousewort, both of which also grow in the Western Isles.

Yellow rattle is a native wildflower of the Western Isles.

Photography © Suzanne Harris
Riof - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
9th June, 2007

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Flowers By Colours:
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yellow wildflowers

white wildflowers

pink wildflowers

blue or purplish

orchid ID notes

Flowering in:

January

February

March   

April

May

June

July

Colour of the season

May 27th Lush Green!

June 11th White

June 25th Pink

 

 


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