WILD RADISH

Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum

Cabbage Family [Brassicaceae]  

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status
statusZarchaeophyte
flower
flower8white
inner
inner8purple
morph
morph8actino
petals
petalsZ4
stem
stem8round

24th June 2006, Birmingham Canal Navigations. Photo: © RWD


30th Aug 2009, Irwell Vale, Philips Park, salford. Photo: © RWD
Plant sparsely populated by short hairs.


30th Aug 2009, Irwell Vale, Philips Park, salford. Photo: © RWD
Un-opened flower, with buds and yellow-tipped seed pod.


30th Aug 2009, Irwell Vale, Philips Park, salford. Photo: © RWD
The four white petals are widely spaced and interwoven by thin purple veins.


30th Aug 2009, Irwell Vale, Philips Park, salford. Photo: © RWD
The sepals for a long narrow tube.


30th Aug 2009, Irwell Vale, Philips Park, salford. Photo: © RWD
The seed pod is about as long as its stalk.


Wild Radish seems to be disappearing from Britain, it is in retreat.


USE BY BUTTERFLIES
LAYS EGGS ON CATERPILLAR CHRYSALIS BUTTERFLY
Orange-tip
Green-veined White
Orange-tip



  Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Brassicaceae  

Distribution
family8Cabbage family8Brassicaea
 BSBI maps
genus8Raphanus
Raphanus
(Radishes)

WILD RADISH

Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum

Cabbage Family [Brassicaceae]  

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