Taxonomy

Lepidium latifolium | Dittander | Piobracas

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Archaeophyte or Neophyte

Species Biology

Habitat

Waste places near the sea

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Dittander has a hot, pungent root, and was gathered from the wild and occasionally grown in gardens as a condiment before horse radish and pepper became popular.