Irish wildflowers

Wild Radish, Raphanus raphanistrum
Photos: Ringaskiddy, Co.Cork


Wild Radish
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. raphanistrum
Meacan raidigh
Family: Brassicaceae

Flowering May-September. Annual. Introduced.

White or pale-yellow flowers with darker veins and erect sepals. Seedpods with slender beak. Leaves pinnately lobed, large rounded end-lobe. Stems with few branches, more/less erect straggly plant. To 75cm.

Cultivated and waste ground, roadsides. Urban weed in Dublin since Viking times.

Sea Radish, R. raphanistrum subsp. maritimus
     


Wild Radish, Raphanus raphanistrum subsp raphanistrum       Wild Radish, Raphanus raphanistrum subsp raphanistrum



Wild Radish. Ringaskiddy, Co.Cork. September 2008

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