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cribell felen

rhinanthus minor

 

Cymraeg: cribell felen, cribellau melyn, arian cor, Arian gweirwyr, arian gwion, arian y bladurwr, arian y meirch, cylch y meirch, coden grimp, cribell ceiliog, pensiarad, Tegan y baban,

Cornish: crybel velen

Breton: for european yellow rattle rhinanthus major: kleoer an ifer; kleier an diaoul

 

Yellow rattle, Cockscomb, Rattleweed, Lesser Yellow Rattle, rattle box

 

Deutsch: Kleiner Klappertopf

Español: Cresta de gallo menor, Rinanto menor

Français : Cocriste mineur, Cocriste vrai, Petite Crete-de-coq, Rinanthe mineure

Íslenska : Lokasjóður

Italiano: Cresta di gallo minore, Rinanto minore

Nederlands: Kleine ratelaar

Nedersaksisch: Horde

Português: Galocrista

Slovenščina: mali škrobotec

Svenska: Ängsskallra

中文: 佛甲草

  

the seed rattling was seen as an indicator that the hay was ready to cut. The plant is considered to not be that good for cattle. The Glastir system in Wales doesn’t allow cutting of flower meadow hay until after 17th July, which would be rattling time…A semi-parasite/ hemi-parasite plant; it fixes it roots into the root system of an ajoining grass and extracts water and minerals from it.

It occurs in a great variety of forms and in the past was believed to be 6 different species.

 

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Taken on September 7, 2015