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Pseudoturritis turrita

Arabette tourette
Tower Cress

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

white

Flower size

7-11 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

20-80 cm

Description

Also known as Arabis turrita.

Lightly wooded areas.

Flowers

A creamy-white flower at the top of a stiffly erect stem. The flowers develop into distinctive, long and pendulous, twisted fruit.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle.{end-tooltip}. Oval to lanceolate, pointed, clasping the stem, serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Silique: a long narrow seedpod, splitting open when mature, 10-15 cm long.

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