celtic wildflowers banner

Celtic Wildflowers

SCROPHULARIACEAE

LOUSEWORT Pedicularis sylvatica

Lousewort is a native perennial growing 5-15 cm in height and flowers from April into September. The flowers provide important an food source for a wealth of species, some of which are of great ecological importance as well as rarity.

Wildlife Value Rating
ProvenanceVC41 Glamorgan (Swansea)
AssociationsThe 'Biological Records Centre’s' website lists the following numbers of foodplant associates for Lousewort: mites (1), flies (1) and moths (2). However, the genus Pedicularis as a whole, lists the following: mites (1), beetles (2), flies (1), tue bugs (1) and moths (4).
Stocklists for habitats