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HOARY CRESS Lepidium draba (Brassicaceae) Height to 60cm. Variable, often hairless perennial of disturbed ground. FLOWERS are tiny and white; borne in large, frothy terminal clusters (May-Oct). FRUITS are heart-shaped and inflated. LEAVES are grey-green, lanceolate and variably toothed; stem leaves clasp the stem. STATUS-Introduced; now locally common in England, occasional elsewhere.
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HOARY CRESS Lepidium draba (Brassicaceae) Height to 60cm. Variable, often hairless perennial of disturbed ground. FLOWERS are tiny and white; borne in large, frothy terminal clusters (May-Oct). FRUITS are heart-shaped and inflated. LEAVES are grey-green, lanceolate and variably toothed; stem leaves clasp the stem. STATUS-Introduced; now locally common in England, occasional elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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