Yellow Rattle

Rhianthus minor

Common Name:
Yellow Rattle
Scientific Name:
Rhianthus minor
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Species Description

Yellow-rattle is widely used to help create wildflower grasslands, as it is a hemi-parasite of grasses, weakening them and enabling other wildflowers to compete and flourish. The name originates from the bright yellow tubular flowers and the rattling seed pods. It is an annual best sown in the autumn or winter periods at a rate of ½g per sqm.