Yellow Rattle

Yellow Rattle

Observation - Yellow Rattle. Description: It is a hemi-parasitic herbaceous annual plant that gains some of its nutrients from the roots of neighbouring plants.Research has shown that encouraging Yellow Rattle to grow in hay meadows greatly increases biodiversity by restricting grass growth and t

It is a hemi-parasitic herbaceous annual plant that gains some of its nutrients from the roots of neighbouring plants.Research has shown that encouraging Yellow Rattle to grow in hay meadows greatly increases biodiversity by restricting grass growth and thereby allowing other species to thrive.