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Hoary Stock - Matthiola incana (Brassicaceae) - on the cliffs of the Isle of Wight. 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) - on the cliffs of the Isle of Wight. 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: 14 May 2014
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Credit: ROB READ/Nature Photographers Ltd
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