Garden Arabis - Arabis caucasica

Description

A mat-forming plant with cushions of grey-green leaves and white flowers.

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Habitat

A garden plant that sometimes establishes in the wild on old walls and verges, often close to habitation.

When to see it

It is an early flowering plant, and may flower as early as January through to May.

Life History

A perennial, mat-forming herb.

UK Status

Widespread but rather patchy distribution in Britain.

VC55 Status

Rarely recorded in the wild in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Species profile

Common names
Garden Arabis
Species group:
Wildflowers
Kingdom:
Plantae
Order:
Brassicales
Family:
Brassicaceae
Records on NatureSpot:
1
First record:
05/04/2020 (Lewis, Steven)
Last record:
05/04/2020 (Lewis, Steven)

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