Cochlearia pyrenaica   Pyrenean Scurveygrass RR DD N

Coclearia pyrenaica

This plant is found on spoil heaps and damp grassland on basic soils on Northern England and Southern Scotland. It looks like the other Cochlearia officinalis (Common Scurvygrass) at first glance but examination of the fruits should show them to be rounder and the leaves are generally smaller than the other common plants of the Cochlearia genus.

This plant is likely to be ssp pyrenaica which has its stronghold in the Teesdale area of northern England.

Banks of the Tees near Cronkley Bridge 22nd June 2005

Added on 1st October 2005, updated 4th December 2008, updated 19th March 2010, updated Se3 4th May 2010, updated 12th Oct 2014

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