Diplotaxis Muralis, Annual Wall-Rocket



Common name:
Annual wall-rocket
Scientific name:
Diplotaxis muralis
Main flower color:
Range:
Most common in Wales and the southern half of England
Height:
Up to 60 cm
Habitat:
Cliffs, sandy places, waste ground, old walls
Flowers:
Up to 8 mm long, with four lemon-yellow petals and four sepals about half as long, sparsely covered with a few short hairs
Fruit:
Narrow cylinders, tapering slightly towards the base, stalked, and held at a wide angle to the stem
Leaves:
Oblanceolate, pinnately lobed, tapering at the base, up to 10 cm long; terminal lobe in the largest. Mostly basal
Season:
May to September
Rarity:
★★★★★