Connecticut Plants
Yellow Rattle
Rhinanthus minor L.

Yellow rattle gets its name because the seeds rattle in their pods.

  • Synonyms: Rhinanthus crista-galli
  • Family: broomrape (Orobanchaceae)
  • Habitat: dry fields
  • Height: 6-24 inches
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch long
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: native
Rhinanthus minor L.
Rhinanthus minor L.