8 thoughts on “Red Bartsia”

  1. I believe yellow rattle is also parasitic. In an area of meadow at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, the grasses where the yellow rattle grows are much shorter than the patch of meadow next to it where there is no yellow rattle.


    1. Thanks Joyce 🙂 These parasitic plants are fascinating. I have just been reading that encouraging Yellow Rattle in hay meadows increases biodiversity by restricting the grass growth and allowing other plants to flourish.


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