Lepidium draba ssp draba   Hoary Cress C DD I

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This southern European introduction has spread effectively to many parts of the British Isles. It is common in central and southern England. more scattered in Wales and northern England with a few sites in Ireland and Scotland. It is found on waste ground, by the sea and verges where it can quickly establish large patches of plants.

Pensarn beach, Abergele LHS:  25th April 2005   RHS:  4th May 2005

Added on 5th November 2005, amended 3rd July 2006, updated 26th June 2010