Arabis hirsuta   Hairy Rock-cress C DD N

Arabis hirsuta whole Arabis hirsuta side Arabis hirsuta flowers

This plant is about 20 to 30 cm tall and is found on basic soils typically limestone country. It is happy to grow on stony ground, on or near rocks and walls and the feature which strikes immediately is that the leaves are hairy and adpressed up the stem.

It is found throughout the British Isles and Ireland with lots of records in country with basic soils.

Great Orme, North Wales 7th May 2005

Added on June 2nd 2005, updated 4th October 2008, updated 27th Feb 2010, updated 10th November 2014

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