Lepidium draba - Hoary Cress
Hoary Cress is well established and persistent at a number of localities such as at Hayle (SW53T, 1996, C.N.French), Tolvaddon, near Camborne (SW64K, 1992, C.N.French), the Saltash bypass (SX45J, 1990, M.Atkinson) and St. Germans (SX35P, 1996, M.Atkinson), but is absent from the Isles of Scilly. It grows on road verges, banks and Cornish Hedges, in waste places and occasionally on mine waste. Other records include Portreath (SW64M, 1996, C.N.French), Trevellas (SW75L, 1994, C.N.French), near Trebelsue Farm (SW86L, 1994, H.M.Meredith), Porthcothan (SW87L, 1997, C.N.French), Porthilly Cove (SW97H, 1991, R.J.Murphy), Exwell (SX37H, 1993, M.Atkinson), Trematon Farm (SX45D, 1991, M.Atkinson) and Bohetherick (SX46G, 1991, R.W.Gould). The records are all referrable to ssp. draba.
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French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.