Flora of Northern Ireland
Cochlearia officinalis ssp officinalis
© Graham Day
Cochlearia officinalis ssp officinalis
© Fiona McCrory
Cochlearia officinalis ssp officinalis
© Paul Hackney
Cochlearia officinalis ssp officinalis
(Map updated: March 2008)
Cochlearia officinalis ssp officinalis
© Fiona McCrory
 

Very common in saltmarshes and on rocks by the sea, often locally dominant. A native, low-growing perennial herbaceous plant with heart-shaped leaves and masses of small white four-petalled flowers.

All names: Cochlearia officinalis sens.str. L.; Cochlearia officinalis L.; Cochlearia alpina (Bab.) H.Watson; Cochlearia officianalis ssp. alpina (Bab.) Hook f.; Cochlearia scotica Druce; Cochlearia atlantica Pobed.; Cochlearia islandica Pobed.; Cochlearia groenlandica auct. non L.; Cochlearia officinalis sens. str. L.