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Cochlearia tridactylites

Cochlearia tridactylites Banks ex DC.

Cochlearia, Limestone Scurvy-grass

Brassicaceae (Mustard family)


USDA Symbol: COTR8

USDA Native Status: CAN (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


Canada: NL , NS , QC
Native Habitat: Coastal areas, calcareous sandstone, sea cliffs, rocky seashores, limestone gravel beds, serpentine barrens, talus or gravel, escarpments.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cochlearia tridactylites in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cochlearia tridactylites in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cochlearia tridactylites


Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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