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Wild Horseradish (Brassicaceae) of the UK

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(Gaertner 1825) (Gaertner 1825)
Brassicales - Brassicaceae Brassicales - Brassicaceae
Wild Horseradish - Amoracia rusticana Wild Horseradish - Amoracia rusticana

Wild Horseradish:

UK Status: An introduced plant, which has become naturalised. It was introduced originally for it's root, from which we make horseradish sauce, a centuries old accompaniment to roast beef.

Flowering Period: During the late spring, and summer months, occasionally at other times of the year.

Appx Height: Up to 70cm, or even taller.

Habitat: This plant is present and green all the year round. It can be found in many habitat types, wherever it can gain a foot hold. Common along disused railways, roadside verges, commons, river and canal sides to name a few.

Comment: In the British Isles this wild flower is found mainly in England, and is common and widespread.

(Gaertner 1825) (Gaertner 1825) (Gaertner 1825) (Gaertner 1825)
Brassicales - Brassicaceae Brassicales - Brassicaceae Brassicales - Brassicaceae Brassicales - Brassicaceae
Wild Horseradish - Amoracia rusticana Wild Horseradish - Amoracia rusticana Wild Horseradish - Amoracia rusticana Wild Horseradish - Amoracia rusticana

   

 

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