Rhinanthus minor Linnaeus 1756 (Family Orobanchaceae)


Plant

Flower

Leaf

Fruit

Height: 10-60cm
Hemi-parasite
Annual, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 30.5)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Wet Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Pyrgus malvae
Parasites:
Apteropeda orbiculata Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Helicoverpa armigera

Anania fuscalis Larva

Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana
Sapivores:
Hyperomyzus rhinanthi
Florivores:
Eupithecia satyrata
Granivores:
Perizoma albulata Larva

Endothenia marginana

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Yellow Rattle


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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