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HOARY STOCK Matthiola incana (Brassicaceae) Height to 80cm. Downy, greyish annual or perennial with a woody base to the stem. Associated with sea cliffs. FLOWERS are fragrant and 25-50mm across, with 4 white to purple petals (Apr-Jul). FRUITS are cylindrical pods up to 13cm long. LEAVES are narrow and untoothed. STATUS-Scarce and doubtfully native although possibly so in S England and S Wales.
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HOARY STOCK Matthiola incana (Brassicaceae) Height to 80cm. Downy, greyish annual or perennial with a woody base to the stem. Associated with sea cliffs. FLOWERS are fragrant and 25-50mm across, with 4 white to purple petals (Apr-Jul). FRUITS are cylindrical pods up to 13cm long. LEAVES are narrow and untoothed. STATUS-Scarce and doubtfully native although possibly so in S England and S Wales.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: JEAN HALL/NPL
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