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Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Rhinanthus minor (Yellow rattle, Hay rattle, Penny grass, Cock’s comb)

3.00

This semi-parasite of grasses has yellow tubular blooms with purple or white teeth on the upper lip. Unstalked serrate leaves are borne on black, spotted stems. The bladder like seed heads rattle when shaken.

Height & Spread:   20-50cm

Wildflower:    A widespread, native Irish species.

Uses:    Often used to aid species diversity in wildflower meadows. May require repeat sowings to successfully predate on stronger grass species. 20-50cm x

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Description

Family: Orobanchaceae
Plant Type: Hardy annual
Cultivation: Requires low to moderately fertile soil and full sun
Comment: May be shaded out by tough and tussocky grasses
  More successful in prepared meadow sowings

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