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Yellow Rattle


A common semi-parasitic plant found in meadows and downland from May until August. 


 

 
Common Name Yellow Rattle
Scientific Name Rhinanthus minor
Species Group Broomrape Family Orobanchaceae
Status
Interest Level
2
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Seed heads that rattle when ripe
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Broomrape Family Orobanchaceae