Flora of Northern Ireland
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus
© Paul Hackney
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus
© Fiona McCrory
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus
© Fiona McCrory
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus
(Map updated: March 2008)
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus
© Fiona McCrory
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus
© Paul Hackney
 

A tall, coarse, bristly plant, related to the edible garden radish, but growing wild on sandy or gravelly seashores. The flowers are yellow and are succeeded by pod-like fruits with spherical swellings marking the position of each seed.

All names: Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. maritimus (Smith) Thell.; Raphanus maritimus Sm.